Glass artist Ed Pennebaker
of Osage, furniture designer and UA professor Timothy LaTourette
of Fayetteville and ceramist Adam Posnak
of West Fork have won Individual Artist Fellowship Awards from the Arkansas Arts Council,
the council announced Friday.
Each of the fellowship winners, which included writers and performers as well, won $4,000, money that is to help them take time for their art. There were nine winners in three categories — Literary Arts: Playwriting; Performing Arts: Directing of Narrative and Documentary Films; and Visual Arts: Creating Contemporary and Traditional Crafts.
Winning playwrights are Kelley Smith Pruitt
and Werner Trieschmann
of Little Rock and Clinnesha D. Sibley
of Fayetteville. Film directors are Joshua H. Miller, Mark Thiedeman
and Nathan Willis,
all of Little Rock.
The artists will be recognized at a public reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Arkansas Arts Center. Reserve by calling 324-9766.