Honor Roll: Penelope Umbrico Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 20, 2011

Alumnus and faculty member (BFA Photography Department; MFA Photography Video and Related Media Department) Penelope Umbrico (MFA Fine Arts 1989) has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation’s 87th annual competition. The Foundation has awarded 180 fellowships to artists, scientists and scholars in the United States and Canada and are given to people who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Fellowship winners this year include other female artists such as Janine Antoni, Young Jean Lee and Maria Hassabi.

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