National Academy of Design elects eight artists and architects as National Academicians in 2021

National Academy of Design elects eight artists and architects as National Academicians in 2021

The National Academy of Design announced that it will induct eight new National Academicians at a ceremony on October 27, 2021. Recognized for their contributions to contemporary American art and architecture, this year’s group of newly elected National Academicians include architect Andrew Freear and artists Joanne Greenbaum, Peter Halley, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, Joanna Pousette-Dart, and Gary Simmons. The annual nomination and election of National Academicians dates back to the National Academy’s founding as America’s first artist-led arts organization in 1825. New Academicians are nominated and elected by the current members of the National Academy and join a community of no more than 450 artists and architects across the country who represent the breadth of cultural practice in the United States. “Joining a group of Academicians who are at the center of the National Academ
The National Academy of Design announced that it will induct eight new National Academicians at a ceremony on October 27, 2021. Recognized for their contributions to contemporary American art and architecture, this year’s group of newly elected National Academicians include architect Andrew Freear and artists Joanne Greenbaum, Peter Halley, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, Joanna Pousette-Dart, and Gary Simmons. The annual nomination and election of National Academicians dates back to the National Academy’s founding as America’s first artist-led arts organization in 1825. New Academicians are nominated and elected by the current members of the National Academy and join a community of no more than 450 artists and architects across the country who represent the breadth of cultural practice in the United States. “Joining a group of Academicians who are at the center of the National Academ