NEA National Heritage Fellows

In-depth profiles of NEA National Heritage Fellows from 1982 to the present. Materials for 1982-2007 biographies courtesy of Documentary Arts. Use of some photographs courtesy of the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives & Collections.

2022

Michael Cleveland

Bluegrass Fiddler
2022

Eva Enciñias

Flamenco Artist
2022

Excelsior Band

Brass Band Musicians
2022

Stanley Jacobs

Quelbe Flute Player and Bandleader
2022

The Legendary Ingramettes

Gospel Artists
2022

TahNibaa Naataanii

Navajo/Diné Textile Artist and Weaver
2022

Francis P. Sinenci

Master Hawaiian Hale Builder
2022

Tsering Wangmo Satho

Tibetan Opera Singer and Dance
2022

C. Brian Williams

Step Artist and Producer
2022

Shaka Zulu

New Orleans Black Masking Craftsman, Stilt Dancer, & Musician
2021

Cedric Burnside

Hill Country Blues Musician and Songwriter
2021

Tom Davenport

Filmmaker, Documentarian, and Media Curator
2021

Tagumpay Mendoza De Leon

Rondalla Musician
2021

Anita Fields (Osage/Muscogee)

Osage Ribbon Worker
2021

Los Lobos

Mexican American Band