The prestigious Individual Artist Fellowships from the Delaware Division of the Arts recognize artists in a variety of disciplines for their outstanding quality of work and provide monetary awards. Individual Artist Fellows are publicly acknowledged and benefit from the additional exposure to their work.

The Individual Artist Fellows are also invited to present their work at the Biggs Museum of American Art. The 2015 Award Winners XV Exhibition will run from July 3 through September 27 at the Biggs Museum, with a reception, awards ceremony and performances on Saturday, September 26, 2015.

Masters



Kimberly Reighley

Kimberly Reighley
Music: Solo Recital
"I have this mental picture of looking up,” she says, "and my eyes were absolutely on the flutes in the first row as the band was playing. And I decided, Well, that's the one for me.”

Established Professionals



Robert M. Bickey

Robert M. Bickey
Visual Arts: Sculpture
"The fellowship helps to get that tool that has been on the list forever,” he says, "or that particular material that you would use if you had the extra cash.”


Gail Braune Comorat

Gail Braune Comorat
Literature: Poetry
"In the last two years, I've challenged myself to write form poems never tackled before: centos, pantoums, and sweetelles.”