5 May 2020
PR_MF Announcement_FINAL_050620 Media Contact: Barbara Soulé (360) 334-7263 NATIVE ARTS AND CULTURES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2020 MENTOR ARTIST FELLOWSHIP AWARDS VANCOUVER, Washington, May 6, 2020 – The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is pleased to announce the 2020 Mentor Artist Fellowship awards. [...] “With great pleasure and enthusiasm, we look forward to working with the eleven 2020 Mentor Artist Fellows and their apprentices in another promising mentorship experience.” The Mentor Artist Fellowship is a structured fifteen-month program designed to empower artists and build capacity in Native communities for future generations. [...] As part of the program, mentors and their apprentices will complete art projects by the end of the fellowship period to broaden Indigenous worldviews in both Native and non-Native communities. [...] The Mentor Artist Fellowship is just one of the ways that NACF invests in artists and communities. [...] The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation’s mission is to promote the revitalization, appreciation, and perpetuation of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian arts and cultures through grantmaking, convening, and advocacy.