Awards & Competitions

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier Wins $625,000 MacArthur “Genius” Grant

September 29, 2015

By David Walker

Photo: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier adds a MacArthur Fellowship to her list of honors.

Photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier has won a 2015 MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” of $625,000, the foundation announced early this morning. Frazier was the only photographer among 24 artists and scientists selected as MacArthur Fellows this year. Frazier said in a video released by the MacArthur Foundation that she was “overjoyed” because the grant gives her the opportunity “to continue to...

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