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Fifty artists working across ten disciplines receive unrestricted $50,000 fellowships.
CHICAGO —January 22, 2020—United States Artists (USA) is pleased to announce its 2020 USA Fellows. This year, fifty
artists across ten creative disciplines will receive unrestricted $50,000 cash awards. The award honors their creative
accomplishments and supports their ongoing artistic and professional development. The 2020 USA Fellows class is the
largest since USA relocated from Los Angeles to Chicago in 2011. USA Fellowships are awarded to artists at all stages of
their careers and from all areas of the country through a rigorous nomination and panel selection process. Fellowships
are given in the following disciplines: Architecture & Design, Craft, Dance, Film, Media, Music, Theater &
Performance, Traditional Arts, Visual Art, and Writing.