Montalvo Announces New Lucas Artists Fellows in Visual Arts for 2019 – 2022

Elisa Silva is selected among the 33 Lucas Artists Fellows for her work on projects focused on raising awareness about spatial inequality in the urban environment through interventions in the public space, informal settlement integration and the strengthening of rural landscapes.

Montalvo Arts Center's Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program announced its most recent Lucas Artists Fellowship awards, on September 18, 2019. 33 artists from the US and the world were selected for the 2019-2022 cohort. The announcement commented that: “This distinguished group includes individuals from 16 countries working in the fields of visual arts, architecture, urbanism, and design. This includes visual arts media such as drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, film, design, and printmaking, as well as artists working in the fields of performance, social practice, and sound art. These Fellows were born or reside in the following countries: the United States, Japan, the Netherlands, Mexico, India, South Africa, Argentina, South Korea, Spain, Bangladesh, Guatemala, Taiwan, the Philippines, ltaly, Venezuela, and England.”