Eight Montana artists received $3,000 as winners of the 2015 Artist's Innovation Award. The Artist's Innovation Award is made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. One of the eight awards is designated for a ceramics artist; the Jessie Wilber and Frances Senska Individual Artist Award, established by a private gift to the arts council from Stacy Hamm and Sage Walden.
Literary Artist Heather Cahoon from Missoula, Performing Artist Jack Gladstone from Kalispell, Visual Artist Louis Habeck from Billings, Visual Artist Maggy Rozycki Hiltner from Red Lodge, Visual Artist Kate Hunt from Kalispell, Visual Artist Steven Lee from Helena, Literary Artist Deirdre McNamer from Missoula and Performing Artist Jeremy Sher from Missoula.
AIA 2015 Winners
Guidelines for the next Artist's Innovation Awards will be available July 2017.
Deadline to apply for the next Artist's Innovation Awards will be October 1, 2017.