Kresge Arts in Detroit is pleased to announce the 2023 Kresge Artist Fellows and Gilda Award recipients in Literary and Visual Arts!
The 15th cohort of award recipients consists of 15 Kresge Artist Fellows in Visual Arts and 5 Kresge Artist Fellows in Literary Arts ($25,000 each), as well as 7 Gilda Awards recipients in Visual Arts and 3 in Literary Arts ($5,000 each). For the second year, awards in each category were proportional to the relative number of applications received.
In addition to the no strings attached monetary prize, Kresge Artist Fellows and Gilda Award recipients are invited to participate in a series of tailored professional development experiences that include skill-building, networking, promotion, and coaching opportunities.
“For 15 years, The Kresge Foundation has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to Detroit artists and an unwavering respect for their contributions and impact,” said Christina deRoos, director of Kresge Arts in Detroit. “Looking ahead to the next 15 years, Kresge Arts in Detroit will continue to champion abundant, unrestricted investment, consistent exhibition and performance opportunities, and other conditions that are necessary for artists to truly thrive.”