Carla Herrera-Prats and Matthias Merkel Hess

Artists Carla Herrera-Prats and Matthias Merkel Hess were awarded 18th Street Visual Arts Fellowships, tied to 18th Street’s 2010 programmatic theme, Status Report: The Creative Economy. The awards include a three-month residency in the 18th Street galleries, and a project budget. Beginning April 1, 2010 Prats and Hess will take over the galleries to create a visual arts laboratory fostering experimentation and investigation. Previous 18th Street Fellows Robert Sain and Andrea Bowers recently concluded the first highly successful and visible first Status Report project commissioned and funded by 18th Street.

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