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Alumnus Named Guggenheim Foundation Grant Fellow

Eric Dyer '04 was selected among 3,000 applicants and 181 winners in the film-video category

Posted 04.13.12 by MICA Communications

Film still from "The Bellows March" 2009. Courtesy of Eric Dyer '04The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation recently awarded a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship to alumnus Eric Dyer '04 (Mount Royal School of Art) in the film-video category, which included 12 other fellows. The 181 winners were selected from 3,000 applicants, and they represent 54 different disciplines in the creative arts, humanities, and natural and social sciences.

The Guggenheim fellowship was established in 1925 and has granted over $298 million in grant money to 17,300 individuals. For a list of the winners in the photography, film-video and fine arts category, visit the Art in America website here.

Dyer also won a Creative Capital grant in film/video this year and was granted tenure last year at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

 

Photo caption: Film still from "The Bellows March" 2009. Courtesy of Eric Dyer '04.