Eric and Barbara Dobkin Fellowship
Emerging Laguna painter Marla Allison is noted for her innovative approach to painting. A relative newcomer to the art scene, Allison is in the process of learning new ways of visually interpreting her beliefs and self through her artwork.
Ronald and Susan Dubin Fellowship
Duane Slick is a Mesqwaki painter whose current body of work features black-and-white photo-realist paintings on linen and glass. His works have been described as “dream paintings whose aim is the exploration of matters spiritual, not physical.”
Rollin and Mary Ella King Fellowship
Aric Chopito is one of the few weavers practicing in Zuni Pueblo today. He strongly believes in perfecting his weaving techniques and passing on his knowledge to future generations. According to Aric, “Weaving is my footprint impressions I leave for my Native People to follow. I am a self-taught weaver, learning from the footsteps my forefathers left for me.”