Eric and Barbara Dobkin Fellowship
Erica Lord (Athabaskan/Iñupiaq) was born in Alaska, but abiding to her cultural tradition of nomadic living, spent the rest of her years bouncing both physically and metaphorically between her home village in Alaska and the Finnish-American nucleus of Upper Michigan.
Ronald and Susan Dubin Fellowship
Jeffrey Gibson is a painter and installation artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He is Mississippi Band of Choctaw and Cherokee.
Rollin and Mary Ella King Fellowship
Cedar Sherbert is the 2008 Rollin and Mary Ella King Native Artist Fellow. An accomplished Kumeyaay filmmaker, he has created several critically acclaimed films and won awards at the Los Angeles Film Festival, imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, and the American Indian Film Festival, among many others.