Anyone Can Fly Foundation Honorees
Since 2004, the Anyone Can Fly Foundation has honored distinguished artists and scholars with our Distinguished Artists & Scholars Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors Master Artists and Scholars of the African Diaspora who have created a groundbreaking body of work that changed the course of art history. In 2017, we honored Norman Lewis as our first African-American Master through our posthumous Legacy Award.
The Distinguished Artists & Scholars Lifetime Achievement Award
This award is to honor Master Artists in the African Diaspora who have achieved innovations creating a groundbreaking body of work and changed the course of art history, whose art reflects the centuries long and richly diverse history of the African Diaspora; and to Art Scholars and Professionals who have dedicated their life to uncovering creativity powerful enough to survive the Middle Passage and slavery thereby informing us of the art of the African Diaspora. This award recognizes advocacy for change and advancement.