Artists supporting

The Artists’ Legacy Foundation
stewards estates,
promotes new scholarship,
and awards outstanding artists.

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The Artist Award

Our $25,000 award is given annually
to an outstanding painter or sculptor.

Congratulations to Jaune Quick-to-See Smith,
2023 Artist Award Recipient

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Recording now available: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith in conversation with Squeak Carnwath

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Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Montana Memories: Tierra Roja, 1989
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Montana Memories: Tierra Roja, 1989, mixed media on canvas, 69 x 84 inches.
Image courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York.

Your legacy,
your way

Learn how the Foundation manages estates
and promotes deeper understanding
of Legacy Artists.

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What is a Legacy Artist?

Legacy Artists donate their artwork and archives
to the Foundation for posthumous management.

Our first Legacy Artist is Viola Frey. Read about her art and life here.

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Start your plan today
with these workbooks and guides.

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Events & Exhibitions

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Montana Memories: Tierra Roja, 1989

2023 Artist Award online program

Watch a recording of the online program featuring 2023 Artist Award recipient Jaune Quick-to-See Smith in conversation with Squeak Carnwath.

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Public Program: The Art of Viola Frey

On January 20, 2024, the Palm Springs Art Museum will host a conversation between ALF co-director Cynthia de Bos and artist Tony Marsh. Join us afterwards for a reception at The Pit Palm Springs, where Frey’s solo exhibition is on view.

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Unpacking Our Stories, Episode 1: Viola Frey

Fabric Workshop and Museum hosted a panel discussion on Viola Frey featuring Glenn Adamson, Cynthia de Bos, Woody De Othello, and Mary Anne Friel. Watch the recording on YouTube.

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