Lex Brown, a College Fellow in Media Practice jointly appointed in AFVS and TDM, and teaching Enter the Mediaverse in AFVS this Spring term, was named a United States Artists 2021 USA Fellow. From the United States Artists press release:
"This year, sixty 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 2021 USA Fellows class is the largest in the organization’s 15-year history. 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."
Artists winning the award alongside Lex include Njideka Akunyili Crosby, rafa esparza, Maria Gaspar, Sharon Hayes, Carolyn Lazard, Daniel Lind-Ramos, and Aki Sasamoto.
Read more at the United States Artists website.