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UCIRA Board Member, Teddy Cruz, receives United States Artists Ford Fellowship in Architecture and Design

The UC Institute for Research in the Arts would like to congratulate our UC San Diego board member, Teddy Cruz, on his United States Artists Ford Fellowship in Architecture and Design!

Cruz is one of 52 artists chosen to receive the prestigious fellowship, which carries an unrestricted grant of $50,000. United States Artists is a national grant-making and advocacy organization, and 2010 marks the fifth year of the USA Fellows program and brings the total that USA has invested in living artists to $12.5 million since 2006.

Chosen for the caliber and impact of their work, the USA Fellows for 2010 hail from 18 states and Puerto Rico, range in age from 32 to 71, and represent some of the most innovative and diverse creative talents in the country. They include cutting-edge experimenters and traditional practitioners from the fields of architecture and design, crafts and traditional arts, dance, literature, film and media, music, theater arts, and visual arts.

Click here for more on the work of Teddy Cruz: http://www.unitedstatesartists.org/user/TCruz

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