$25,000 each, unrestricted, is going to ten West Coast artists from the Flintridge Foundation. The fifth biennial awards honor artists who have a sustained career in the arts but are not currently nationally renowned. The California recipients are Adela Akers, Guerneville; Dewey Crumpler, Berkeley; Ben Sakoguchi, Pasadena, and Robbert Flick and Ferne Jacobs of Los Angeles.  Oregon/Washington recipients are Judy Cooke, Portland, and Lauren Grossman, Heather Dew Oaksen, Michael C. Spafford, and Jamie Walker, all of Seattle.

- Meredith Tromble [Saturday, February 25th, 2006]


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