Ucross Hononed American Putlizer Prize-Winning Author for Fiction, Annie Proulx , on Its Inaugural Gala & Awards Dinner in New York….!
New York(SMI-WIRE,06.06.18)-The Ucross Foundation, the prestigious artist's residency program and creative lab for the arts, honored American Pulitzer Prize-winning author for fiction, Annie Proulx with the first Ucross Award For Distinguished Achievement In the Arts, on its Inaugural Gala at The Appel Room/Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.
Since its inception in 1981, Ucross has been the artistic home to ten Pulitzer Prize winners, eight MacArthur Genius winners, eight Tony Award winners, six National Book Award winners, and two Academy Award winners, among dozens of additional award winners.
Internationally acclaimed author Annie Proulx, an alumna of Ucross and former member of its Board of Trustees, was presented with the first Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts during the dinner by David Remnick, Editor in Chief of The New Yorker.
With this first gala, Ucross also celebrated the organization’s 35th year supporting writers, visual artists, composers, and choreographers with the gift of uninterrupted time and studio space for creative work.