Nominations open for 2022 Distinguished Artist Award

Nominations are open through Dec. 1 for the Rasmuson Foundation’s 2022 Distinguished Artist Award. The award recognizes an Alaskan whose artistic accomplishments and creative excellence span multiple decades, contributing to the culture and arts of the state.

The honors include $40,000 for the individual chosen.

In addition to that award, the foundation grants project awards of $7,500 available to artists of all career stages, plus fellowships of $18,000 for artists who are at least in mid-career.

Details on who may apply or be nominated, as well as a nomination form, are online at

cdv.tiny.us/artist.