United States Artists has named this year’s class of USA Fellows. In 2019, 45 artists and collectives working across disciplines (architects, ceramicists, choreographers, filmmakers, podcasters, composers, playwrights, weavers, sculptors, journalists, and more) will each receive an unrestricted $50,000 cash award.
This year’s fellows in music include:
Reena Esmail—Composer—Pasadena, CA
Susie Ibarra—Percussionist & Composer—New Paltz, NY
Roscoe Mitchell—Multi-Instrumentalist & Composer—Oakland, CA
Helado Negro—Avant-Pop Musician & Performer—Brooklyn, NY
Tunde Olaniran—Pop Musician & Performer—Flint, MI
Jen Shyu—Vocalist & Composer—Brooklyn, NY
For further details and the full list of recipients, please visit the United States Artists website.