2012 NATIONAL ARTIST FELLOWS

Mohawk artist Alan Michelson, 2012 NACF Artist Fellowship in Visual Arts.

Alan Michelson

Alan Michelson lives and works in New York City. Through his conceptual work, he develops his pieces employing various mediums.

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Producer/director Bennie Klain (Navajo), 2012 NACF Film Fellow.

Bennie Klain

Bennie Klain is a filmmaker creating documentary films that bridge Native concerns and social commentary, highlight universal themes and cultural inequities, and bring voice to Native communities on their own terms.

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Raiatea Helm (Native Hawaiian), 2012 NACF Music Fellow

Raiatea Helm

Raiatea Helm is a much-heralded musician with a singular and captivating voice, who possesses focused artistic vision and an innate and rhythmic giftedness.

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Rulan Tangen (Kampanpagn/Norwegian/hunka Lakota), 2012 NACF Dance Fellow

Rulan Tangen

Rulan Tangen is the director, choreographer and featured dancer at Dancing Earth Contemporary Dance Ensemble.

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Sherwin Bitsui (Navajo), 2012 NACF Literature Fellow

Sherwin Bitsui

Sherwin Bitsui is a poet of exceptional depth whose visceral work is richly steeped in surrealistic imagery – the high desert, sage and piñon, black-eyed doves, the bricks and gasoline of the city – these sensuously dark psychic descriptions all inhabit his haunting verses.

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