The 2013 Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowships have been announced for Crafts, Dramatic Writing, and Sculpture/Installation. Fifteen artists and one collaborative duo have received fellowships of $7500 and another 15 have received $500 finalist grants.

The awards are anonymously judged, based solely on the artistic quality and creative ability of the work submitted. A total number of 518 eligible applications were received; 139 in Crafts, 144 in Dramatic Writing, and 235 in Sculpture/Installation.

Click here for links to the complete list of this year’s panelists, fellows and finalists.

Image: Daniel Kornrumpf (Crafts Fellow ’13), detail of Focal Length (2009)