NEA National Heritage Fellowships

NEA National Heritage Fellowships 2012

  • Called by the Washington Post "one of maybe a handful of truly innovative Dobro players in the history of country...

  • Paul Bergren built his first sled in 1978 and has since developed into one of the premier sled designers in...

  • Master shipwright, designer, and mariner Harold Burnham is part of a shipbuilding tradition that dates back to the 1630s in...

  • For more than 40 years as a director of three different cultural agencies and as a national arts leader, Al...

  • "What B.B. King is to the blues, or George Jones is to traditional country, Grammy-winning accordionist Flaco Jimenez is to...

  • For 73 years, Lynne Yoshiko Nakasone has dedicated her life to Okinawan dance through teaching, performing, and choreographing original dances...

  • The matriarch of four generations of Passamaquoddy basketweavers, Molly Neptune Parker began weaving baskets at a young age, using the...

  • With grace and smooth harmonies, the Paschall Brothers proudly carry on the Tidewater gospel quartet tradition. Founded in 1981 by...

  • In the words of the New Yorker, "Andy Statman, clarinet and mandolin virtuoso, is an American visionary." The culmination of...