John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Internationally recognized FSU art professor wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Florida State University’s Lilian Garcia-Roig, an internationally recognized visual artist specializing in painting from the College of Fine Arts, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. Garcia-Roig, chair and professor in the Department of Art, is one of 184 Guggenheim Fellows selected to the class of 2021. They were among a group of about 3,000 artists, writers, scholars and scientists who participated in the John Simon […]

Professor of English wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Florida State University English Professor James “Jimmy” Kimbrell has received a highly competitive Guggenheim Fellowship for 2016 from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Kimbrell, who specializes in poetry, will use the fellowship to work on a new collection of poems. He characterized receiving the award as “truly humbling.” “It is a great honor to […]