Sonya Yong James and Danielle Deadwyler Win Atlanta Artadia Awards


November 19, 2019
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Artadia, the nonprofit organization that supports visual artists based in seven US cities with unrestricted, merit-based awards, announced today that Danielle Deadwyler​ and ​Sonya Yong James​ were named the winners of this year’s Atlanta awards. They will both receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds.

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Sonya Yong James, SOLAR VEINS, 2019. Sheep’s wool, paper, LED lights. Courtesy the artist.

onya Yong James, I know a song of the colors where I live, does it know a song of me?, 2019; hand dyed wool yarn, silk, wool felt, cotton thread and rope, gourds, taxidermied red headed parrotfinch, 50 by 144 by 12 inches.

Danielle Deadwyler, Sonya Yong James Win Atlanta Artadia Awards

November 18, 2019
By Burnaway Staff
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NEW YORK—Artadia has announced artists Danielle Deadwyler and Sonya Yong James as the 2019 recipients of its Atlanta awards. Each artist will receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds and access to the ongoing benefits of the Artadia Awards program. This is Artadia’s seventh year providing unrestricted Awards to artists in Atlanta.

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