Ryan Conarro

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

Delores Churchill

Native Arts 2003 Ketchikan … Read More

Dan DeRoux

Visual Arts 2003 Juneau Daniel DeRoux was born in Juneau Alaska in 1951 and, except for 5 years in San Francisco, has been painting in Alaska all of his life.  He is the recipient of the 2008  Governor's Award  for Individual Artist.  Daniel DeRoux's work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian and the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, the Morris Museum in Atlanta … Read More

Ken DeRoux

Visual Arts 2003 Juneau Ken DeRoux currently lives and paints in Burien, WA, just south of Seattle. After retiring from the Alaska State Museum in 2006, he and his wife, Sybil, spent two years traveling and living in Istanbul and in southern France. In 2009, they settled in Burien, and after the usual repairs, remodeling and adjustments Ken is back to painting, and doing some photo and video … Read More

Sheila Wyne

Visual Arts 2003 Anchorage   … Read More

Nancy Lord

Literary Arts 2002 Homer Since the time of my Boochever fellowship, Nancy Lord has published three books of literary nonfiction--Beluga Days (2004), Rock Water Wild (2009), and Early Warming (2011.)  She was also selected as the Alaska Writer Laureate from 2008-10 and enjoyed the opportunity to promote Alaska writing and writers throughout the state and attend a national gathering of state … Read More

Roblin Gray Davis

Performing Arts 2002 Juneau Roblin Gray Davis is a versatile performer, director and teacher of innovative theatre based in Juneau, Alaska. He is a founding member of Strange Attractor Theatre Co. which specializes in collaboratively devised physical performance that challenges the popular conception of live theatre.  Roblin also acts and directs with Perseverance Theatre, with recent credits … Read More

John Luther Adams

Performing Arts 2002 Fairbanks Environmental Composer John Luther Adams was awarded the prestigious Heinz Award from the Heinz Family Foundation in 2011 “for his musical compositions that invite us to hear the whole world as music.” Adams’s latest recording, Four Thousand Holes, has received widespread critical acclaim. The Farthest Place, the first critical study of Adams’s music is … Read More

Eva Saulitis

Literary Arts 2002 Homer Eva Saulitis taught in the low-residency MFA program at UAA and at the Kachemak Bay campus of UAA in Homer.  She continued her work as a field biologist each summer, studying the killer whales of Prince William Sound, Alaska.  In spring of 2010, Eva was diagnosed and treated for early stage breast cancer, and she has chronicled this journey through writing on a blog … Read More