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Rome Prize Names 2017–18 Winners, Including Sanford Biggers and Rochelle Feinstein

Rochelle Feinstein, Who Cares, 2016.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND ON STELLAR RAYS

Rochelle Feinstein, Who Cares, 2016.


The Rome Prize announced its 2017–18 winners this weekend. Each of the awardees will receive a residency at the American Academy in Rome lasting anywhere from six months to two years, as well as a stipend.

Among the winners in the Visual Arts category are Rochelle Feinstein, who is slated to have a Bronx Museum of the Arts retrospective next year, and Sanford Biggers, the New York–based artist known for his recent work about racism and police violence.

A list of the winners in the visual arts category follows below. For information about the 2017–18 grantees in architecture, design, and other categories, head over to the American Academy in Rome’s website.

  • Sanford Biggers
  • Abigail DeVille
  • Rochelle Feinstein
  • Allen Frame
  • Beverly McIver

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