NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - A

  • Haedshot of a woman.

    Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim is an embroiderer whose journey as an artist started in her birthplace of Safad. Palestinian embroidery—which features intricate...

  • Photo by Garius Hill

    A seventh-generation ballad singer, storyteller, and musician, Sheila Kay Adams was born and raised in the Sodom Laurel community of...

  • Obo Addy was born January 15, 1936, the son of a priest and medicine man of the Ga people...

  • African-American man in African garb.

    A master of traditional music of the Ga ethnic group, a creator of new works rooted in tradition, and a...

  • Francisco Aguabella was born October 10, 1925, and raised in the Matanzas drumming tradition of Cuba. In 1953, he...

  • A man playing a flute.

    “When I looked at the mallard flute for the first time, I was so amazed. I could not imagine that...

  • Rahim AlHal

    Hailed as "one of the top oud players in the world" by the San Francisco Chronicle, Rahim AlHaj is...

  • Juan Alindato was born September 15, 1921, in Playa de Ponce, Puerto Rico, the son of Filipino immigrants. He...

  • Santiago Almeida was born in 1911 in Skidmore, Texas, a small, rural town southeast of San Antonio. His family...

  • Mike Alpert

    Singer, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, and scholar Michael Alpert has been a key figure in the renaissance of East European Jewish...

  • Anjani Ambegaokar came to the United States in 1967 from her native India and has since become the most well...

  • Headshot of a man.

    Dan Ansotegui was raised by the scents and tastes of his mother’s cooking and the sound of his father’s...

  • Eppie Archuleta was born January 6, 1922, in Santa Cruz, New Mexico. She was raised in Medanales, New Mexico,...

  • Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin was born November 16, 1915, in l'Anse de 'Prien Noir (Black Cyprian's Cove) near Bayou...

  • Howard Armstrong was born March 4, 1909, in Dayton, Tennessee, the middle son in a musically talented family of...

Pages