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.

2013

Sheila Kay Adams

Ballad Singer, Musician, & Storyteller
2013

Ralph Burns

Storyteller, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe
2013

Verónica Castillo

Ceramicist and Clay Sculptor
2013

Séamus Connolly

Irish Fiddler
2013

Nicolae Feraru

Cimbalom Player
2013

Carol Fran

Swamp Blues Singer & Pianist
2013

Pauline Hillaire

Tradition Bearer, Lummi Tribe
2013

David Ivey

Sacred Harp Singer
2013

Ramón "Chunky" Sánchez

Chicano Musician and Culture Bearer