Skip to content
Martin Puryear to Receive Yaddo Artist Medal

Artist Page
Martin Puryear

May 18, 2016

Martin Puryear to Receive Yaddo Artist Medal

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.

For more information, please visit Yaddo's website.

Image: Martin Puryear, Big Phrygian, 2010-2014. Painted red cedar. 58 x 40 x 76 inches; 147 x 102 x 193 cm.