Amy Pleasant receives coveted Guggenheim Fellowship

Birmingham artist receives coveted Guggenheim Fellowship

April 19 ,2018
al.com
By Erin Edgemon
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Birmingham-based artist¬†Amy Pleasant¬†was recently awarded a highly prestigious fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. “This is such an unbelievable honor,” she said. “I am blown away.” Pleasant said this fellowship, which was awarded to a group of 173 scholars, artists and scientists from the United States and Canada, will give her the freedom to create her artwork.

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Amy Pleasant, Collection (Busts), 2017; ink and gouache on paper, 22 by 30 in. Private Collection

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