Announcing | 2019 Guggenheim Fellowships

Announcing | 2019 Guggenheim Fellowships

NYFA affiliated artists make a strong showing in the 2019 cohort of Guggenheim Fellows.

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is pleased to congratulate the many NYFA affiliated artists among the 2019 recipients of the Guggenheim Fellowship, awarded by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The Fellowship is awarded to a diverse group of scholars, artists, and writers who are selected on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise. Several NYFA programs are represented among the 168 Guggenheim Fellows, including the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program, and the Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp. Read on and join us in congratulating these NYFA Affiliated Artists.

Drama and Performance Art

Peggy Shaw (Fellow in Performance Art/Emergent Forms ’88, ’95; Performance Art/Multidisciplinary Work, ’99, ’05; and Playwriting/Screenwriting ’16)


Helen Schulman (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting ’96)


Benita Raphan (Sponsored Project, Artist as Entrepreneur Bootcamp ’11)

Fine Arts

Jane Hammond (Fellow in Painting ’89)
Elena Del Rivero (Printmaking/Drawing/Artists’ Books ’01)
Aki Sasamoto (Interdisciplinary Work ’18)
Deborah Zlotsky (Fellow in Painting ’12, ’18, MARK Bootcamp ’10)

General Nonfiction

Alexandra Chasin (Fellow in Fiction ’12)

Music Composition

Zeena Parkins (Fellow in Music Composition ’08)


Ben Altman (Sponsored Project, MARK Bootcamp ’09)

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Image: Deborah Zlotsky (Fellow in Painting ’12, ’18)

Amy Aronoff
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