Artist Trust Awards Donald Byrd Prestigious James W Ray Award
Artist Trust | Frye Art Museum Consortium Announces James W. Ray Award Winners. Three exceptional Washington State artists receive $80,000. The Artist Trust | Frye Art Museum Consortium announced the recipients of the 2016 James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award and James W. Ray Venture Project Awards October 11,2016.
The $50,000 James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award, the largest cash grant available to Washington State artists, recognizes artists in all disciplines whose work demonstrates exceptional originality. Intended to advance the creative work of an outstanding individual artist, the 2016 recipient is Donald Byrd.