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Hooper Bay Artist Honored in Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Awards

Jun 2, 2016

Steven Stone Sr.
Credit Rasmuson Foundation

The Rasmuson Foundation honored Hooper Bay artist Steven Stone Sr. with an Individual Artist Award. Stone was one of 35 artists selected out of a record 400 applicants.

According to a press release, Stone was also given a $7,500 Project Award, which he will use to purchase a new work shed for a safer work environment. After that he plans to teach his way of life to young people in his community.

35 people in total received awards. 10 were selected to receive 18-thousand-dollar fellowship awards. Stone was one of 25 selected for a Project Award.

This is the thirteenth year the Rasmuson Foundation The Individual Artist Awards were started in 2003. In the grant’s thirteen year history, over 400 grants and more than 3 and a half million dollars, have been given directly to Alaskan artists to support their work.

The Rasmuson Foundation was created in 1955 with the mission to promote a better life for all Alaskans.The Rasmuson Foundation honored Hooper Bay artist Steven Stone Sr. with an Individual Artist Award. Stone was one of 35 artists selected out of a record 400 applicants.

According to a press release, Stone was also given a $7,500 Project Award, which he will use to purchase a new work shed for a safer work environment. After that he plans to teach his way of life to young people in his community.

35 people in total received awards. 10 were selected to receive 18-thousand-dollar fellowship awards. Stone was one of 25 selected for a Project Award.

This is the thirteenth year the Rasmuson Foundation The Individual Artist Awards were started in 2003. In the grant’s thirteen year history, over 400 grants and more than 3 and a half million dollars, have been given directly to Alaskan artists to support their work.

The Rasmuson Foundation was created in 1955 with the mission to promote a better life for all Alaskans.