Jacqueline Bishop’s book “The Gymnast and Other Positions” was awarded the 2016 Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, non-fiction category. The book, a mix of short stories, essays, and interviews, also includes visual pieces by the author/artist.
The Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature is a major award for literary books by Caribbean writers. Books may be entered in three categories: poetry, fiction, and literary non-fiction.
Current MFAST student Jacqueline Bishop is the US coordinator and overall coordinator for the international collaborative project, By the Work of Her Hands, which was just awarded the 2014 Museums Connect grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of … Continue reading →
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) has recently announced the ninth edition of the Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize. The prize will award a $25,000 fellowship to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working … Continue reading →
Leah Cooper is an MFAST alum Class of 2009. She is a Baker Artist Award b-grant prize winner and is featured in the exhibition “b” is for Baltimore: Baker Artist Awards 2013 b-grant Winners. She is one of only two visual … Continue reading →