Schatzie Schaefers

Performing Arts 2009 Anchorage The Connie Boochever Fellowship gave Schatzie Schaefers the opportunity to seek professional mentorship in developing a new full length play for the stage. She worked with Bay Area dramaturg Jayne Wenger throughout the entire process of writing VASHON. Through regular emails, Skype chats, and a reading retreat held in San Francisco, Jayne gave Schatzie  guidance in … Read More

Joan Kane

Connie Boochever Award, Literary Arts, 2009 Alaska Literary Award, 2014 Anchorage Joan Naviyuk Kane is the author of The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife and Hyperboreal. She has received a Whiting Writer’s Award, the Donald Hall Prize in Poetry, the USA Projects Creative Vision Award, an American Book Award, the Alaska Literary Award, and fellowships from the Rasmuson Foundation, Alaska State Council … Read More

Anne Coray

Literary Arts 2009 Port Alsworth, Alaska When she’s not canning salmon, butchering moose, gardening, building a new storage shed, or splitting wood, Anne Coray is at work on a novel set in a fictional community in remote, southwest Alaska. She is the author of three poetry collections: Bone Strings, A Measure’s Hush, and Violet Transparent. Anne also coauthored Lake Clark National Park and … Read More

DJ “Buzz” Schwall

Visual Arts 2007 Anchorage Please visit Buzz's website at http://www.buzzoplex.net/. … Read More

Asia Freeman

Visual Arts 2007 Homer A lifelong Alaskan, Asia Freeman paints landscapes inspired by Alaska's volatile coastal weather.  The Boochever Fellowship encouraged her to move farther into herself  and the inner territory of imagination and discovery.  Asia's recent body of work examines vast, ethereal, invented landscapes. Islands rise like mirages from mist-shrouded shorelines, light bursts through … Read More

Elizabeth Eero Irving

Visual Arts 2007 Fairbanks www.elizabetheeroirving.com … Read More

Annie Duffy

Visual Arts 2007 Fairbanks Annie’s mixed media paintings and sculptures explore issues of identity, culture, chemistry, and biology, specifically in terms of change and migration. Recently she has been spending more and more time thinking about Alaska and the North, and what those ideas mean to her identity and  artwork. Often we think about the marks humans make on the landscape, but Annie is … Read More

Cinthia Ritchie

Literary Arts 2005 Anchorage www.cinthiaritchie.com … Read More

Stefan Hakenberg

Performing Arts 2005 Juneau www.stefanhakenberg.com. … Read More

Olena Davis

Literary Arts 2005 Anchorage … Read More