Artist-in-Residence Wendy Ewald Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Submitted on Thursday, 4/12/2012, at 12:19 PM

Wendy Ewald, visiting artist-in-residence at Amherst College, has won a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, adding to her long list of previous honors, which include a MacArthur Fellowship and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Andy Warhol Foundation and the Fulbright Commission.

Ewald has taught the class “Collaborative Art: The Practice and Theory of Working with Communities” at Amherst since 2005 and has brought in well-known collaborative artists to create art with Five College students and the Amherst community.

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