PNCA Alumus Demian DinéYazhi´ Named 2018 Hallie Ford Fellow

June 06, 2018

On June 4, 2018, the The Ford Family Foundation announced the names of five Oregon visual artists who have been recognized as this year's Hallie Ford Fellows. Among those named was PNCA alumnus Demian DinéYazhi´'13. 

Each year The Hallie Ford Fellowship is awarded to outstanding artists by a jury of arts professions. Fellows are chosen in acknowledgement of their talent, the demonstration of excellence in their work and the potential for significant advancement in their practices of art. 

Artists Avantika Bawa, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, and Elizabeth Malaska of Portland, and Bruce Burris of Corvallis join Demian as this year's pool of recipients chosen from over 150 applicants. Each will receive a $25,000 unrestricted award and will join 30 of their peers selected over the last eight years as Hallie Ford Fellows.

Read the full press release.

About Demian DinéYazhi´

PNCA-Alumnus-Demian-DinéYazhi´-Galee-Sin-Image-Jonathan-Vanderweit.jpg#asset:12292"Galéé Sin", photographed by Jonathan Vanderweit

Demian DinéYazhi´is an Indigenous Diné artist living in Portland, Oregon.
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Images courtesy of the artist.