Award to Carrie Mae Weems will be presented by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Council on the Arts in recognition of her significant artistic contributions to the state of New York.

“I am thrilled that the first Edward Hopper Citation of Merit for Visual Artists will be awarded to Carrie May Weems, whose powerful, groundbreaking work addressing issues of race, gender, class, equality and social justice is poignantly relevant in these times."
-- New York State Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Rockland County), who initiated and sponsored the bill to establish The Edward Hopper Citation of Merit for Visual Artists

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Edward Hopper House to Present 'Carrie Mae Weems: Beacon'

The ARTFIX daily on July 9, 2017

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Carrie Mae Weems is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

Image Credit:
Carrie Mae Weems, Company Housing from Beacon detail, 2003-05, Archival pigment print, 33.25 x 29.25 x 1.25 in.
Image is courtesy of Artist Carrie Mae Weems and the ARTFIX daily.

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