Martin Puryear will receive the Yaddo Artist Medal on Wednesday, May 18 at the organization's New York City Benefit. Puryear was an artist-in-residence at Yaddo in 1979. He served on the Yaddo's Board from 1982 to 1991 and chaired visual arts admissions panels. The Yaddo Artist Medal recognizes individuals who have sustained a high level of achievement in their artistic discipline and reinforced the sense of community that is central to Yaddo’s residency program.
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