Lena Chen MFA ’22 Awarded Inaugural Uprise Grant from the Sundance Institute

Posted on July 29, 2021

Lena Chen MFA ’22 is among the winners of the the Sundance Insitute’s Uprise Grant, which supports BIPOC artists whose careers and creative development have been harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thirty-eight U.S.-based artists of color have been selected for Uprise Grants that will enable them to sustain their creative practice, ensuring that these critical stories and voices are not erased. Recipients were selected via a robust review process by a culturally abundant group of external reviewers and panelists.

Grant announcement