NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships - E

  • David Edwards was born in Shaw, Mississippi in 1915. He first learned music from his father, Henry Edwards, a...

  • Mundillo, the art of weaving delicate lace using wooden bobbins wrapped with thread probably originated in 16th century Italy and...

  • Lyman Enloe was born on March 14, 1906, in Cole County, Missouri, on the northern edge of the Ozarks....

  • In Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge terror of the 1970s devastated the institutions that supported dance drama. The tradition was...

  • Max began playing violin for silent movies at the age of 12. Beginning at 16, he learned the saxophone,...

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    Ofelia Esparza is a Mexican-American altar maker, or Chicana altarista, whose work is informed by a deep spiritual belief in...

  • Nora Ezell was born in 1917 in Mississippi, the fourth girl of 10 children. When she was a child,...