Ucross Names Visual Arts Fellowship Winner

Luzene Hill, a multimedia artist known for her socially engaged conceptual installations and performances, has been awarded the fall 2019 Ucross Fellowship for Native American Visual Artists.

Hill is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and is currently based in Atlanta. She will receive a one-month residency at Ucross, a stipend of $2,000 and will be included in a 2020 exhibition at the Ucross Foundation Art Gallery.

Major support for the fellowship has been provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Hill's work reflects interdisciplinary scholarship in the visual arts, women's studies and Native American culture. She has exhibited throughout the United States, Canada, Russia, Japan and the United Kingdom.

Honors she has earned include the 2016 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Fellowship in Visual Arts, the 2015 Eiteljorg Museum Fellowship and the 2015 First Peoples Fund Fellowship.


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