CCAD Photography grad lands arts fellowship

Derick Whitson

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) has announced the recipients and finalists of the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship Program, which it has administered for the past 33 years with leadership support from New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). Among this year's NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellows is Derick Whitson (Photography, 2014), who was recognized for his work in Photography. The highly competitive Fellowship Program makes unrestricted cash grants of $7,000 to artists working in 15 disciplines, awarding five per year on a triennial basis. This year's recipients and finalists were selected by discipline-specific peer panels from an applicant pool of 2,542. Read more here.