Pindell is among the 50 artists across ten creative disciplines announced as Fellow by
United States Artists (USA) on 22 January 2020.
Fellows receive unrestricted $50,000 cash awards. The award honors their creative
accomplishments and supports their ongoing artistic and professional development. The 2020 USA Fellows class is the largest since USA relocated from Los Angeles to Chicago in 2011. USA Fellowships are awarded to artists at all stages of their careers and from all areas of the country through a rigorous nomination and panel selection process. Fellowships are given in the following disciplines: Architecture & Design, Craft, Dance, Film, Media, Music, Theater & Performance, Traditional Arts, Visual Art, and Writing.
Image: portrait of Howardena Pindell
Photography: Nathan Keay