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Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship 2020-2022 Cohort of Fellows Announced

Hamiltonian Artists is pleased to announce the 2020–2022 Fellowship Program cohort. Maria Luz Bravo, Jason Bulluck, Joey Enriquez, Stephanie Garon and Lionel Frazier
White III will begin their Fellowship at the end of August 2020. The cohort was selected for their artistic vision, experience, potential, and their commitment to the Hamiltonian Artists’ mission and values. Representative of the artistic excellence and diversity found in and around Washington DC. This newest class of Fellows explores a wide range of mediums and conceptual frameworks
with particular emphasis on research-based exploration and community engagement. The new cohort will be joining the continuing 2019 – 2021 cohort of Fellows; Amber Eve Anderson, Tommy
Bobo, Yacine Tilala Fall, and Madeline A. Stratton.

For full juror bios visit: www.hamiltonianartists.org/about

from left: Maria Luz Bravo, Jason Bulluck, Joey Enriquez, Stephanie Garon and Lionel Frazier White III

Fellow Bios
Maria Luz Bravo (b. Mexico; lives and works in Washington, DC) is a Mexican photographer working between Washington DC and Mexico City. Maria Luz Bravo’s work highlights major
social phenomena, focusing primarily on cities in conflict, political boundaries and community resilience and revolves around the use of space, both urban and architectural, in the
contemporary urban landscape. Maria Luz Bravo holds a Bachelor in Architecture from Universidad de las Américas in Puebla, Mexico (2000) and a Master of Arts in New Media
Photojournalism from Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. (2018). Her work has been exhibited and published internationally in Mexico,
the USA and Europe. Maria Luz Bravo’s 2014 series, “Reclaims,” was selected to be part of the XVI Photography Biennale in Mexico.

Jason Bulluck (b. Chester, PA; lives and works in Washington, DC) is an artist, writer, and teacher living in Washington, DC and working in both DC and Chicago. His work draws largely on the
possibilities emerging from discourse between non-Western and Western world-building narratives. Bulluck holds a Masters of Fine Arts from School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2018), a
Masters in Education from George Washington University (2010) and a Bachelors in Fine Arts from Howard University (2005). Bulluck has exhibited his work nationally at galleries including, Take Care Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, Sullivan Galleries in Chicago, Il and Conner Contemporary in Washington DC.

Joey Enriquez (b. Simi Valley, CA; lives and works in Washington, DC.) makes prints and sculptural work that consist of clay monotype prints and digital renderings about location,
movement through space, and the passage of time. Enriquez earned their B.A. in Art–Design from California Lutheran University (2018) and their M.F.A. in Fine Arts at the George Washington
University (2020). Originally a graphic designer from Southern California, they transitioned from design to art in 2017 to explore a more interdisciplinary creative practice. Their most recent
exhibition, desierto desierto at Gallery 102, unearthed family narratives and revealed erasure of indigeneity in the southwest deserts.

Stephanie Garon (b. Washington, DC; lives in Clarksville, MD and works in Baltimore, MD) is an artist and educator whose work functions as abstracted expressions of a time, place, and way of
life that capture paradoxes: formalism and fragility, permanence and impermanence, and nature and nurture. Garon earned both her Bachelor of Science (1994) and a Masters of Science
(1996) from Cornell University and received a Post Baccalaureate degree from Maryland Institute College of Art (2010) where she now teaches. She is set to receive her MFA from Maryland
Institute College of Art in Studio Art Summer Low-Residency (MFAST) in 2023. Her work has been exhibited internationally in London, Colombia, and South Korea, as well as across the United
States. Her writing, a critical aspect of her artistic process, has been published in international literary journals and her chapbook will be published in 2021.

Lionel Frazier White III (b. Washington, DC; lives and works in Washington, DC) is a Washington DC native, arts educator and interdisciplinary conceptual artist who works in painting, drawing, wood sculpture, installation, and mixed media collage. White’s work explores themes of forced and coerced labor and its effect on family pathology, erasure, displacement, reassertion, and
gentrification. White holds a Bachelors in Fine Arts from The George Washington University Corcoran school of Art and Design (2018) and is a graduate of The Duke Ellington School of the
Arts High School in Washington, DC. His work has been exhibited at the D.C Commission on Arts and Humanities, Prince George’s African American Art Museum and Cultural Center, Torpedo
Factory |Connect The Dots, Rush Arts Galleries, and Area 405. White was a 2019 Halcyon Arts Lab Cohort 3 Fellow in Residence in Washington DC.

For full bios and to view their portfolios visit https://www.hamiltonianartists.org/artists-1

About Hamiltonian Artists
Hamiltonian Artists’ mission is to build a dynamic community of innovative artists and effective visual art leaders by providing professional development opportunities to innovative new artists
and by advancing their entrepreneurial success. Through its unique investment into the next generation of cutting-edge artists, Hamiltonian helps artists to develop important business skills,
professional experiences, and visibility to support and sustain their art career. Through artist talks, public events and its membership program, the organization contributes to the vitality of DC’s
burgeoning arts scene by deepening the appreciation for contemporary art and culture throughout Washington, DC, and beyond.

Hamiltonian Artists is located at 1353 U Street NW, Washington, DC, 20009.
For more information visit www.hamiltonianartists.org