United States Artists has honored the USA Fellows for 2011 at a festive event earlier this week in Santa Monica, CA. Fellowship grants of $50,000 each were awarded to fifty outstanding performing, visual, media, and literary artists or artist teams. USA Fellowships are presented annually in the disciplines Architecture & Design, Crafts & Traditional Arts, Dance, Literature, Media, Music, Theater Arts, and Visual Arts. — bustler.net
The five fellows in the Architecture & Design category are Ada Tolla & Giuseppe Lignano, Elena Manferdini , J. Morgan Puett, Jenny E. Sabin, and Mabel O. Wilson.