LSG Client Ella Jenkins Receives National Heritage Fellowship
September 18 2017
LSG client and Chicago folk singer Ella Jenkins was selected by the National Endowment of the Arts as a 2017 National Heritage Fellowship recipient.
Jenkins, who received multiple Grammy nominations and was given the 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award, has a wide repertoire including children’s’ songs, holiday songs, African-American folk songs and many originals.
The National Heritage Fellowship is one of the highest honors the NEA bestows on artists. Jenkins was honored in a ceremony at the Library of Congress in September 2017 for her artistic excellence and continuing contributions to the country’s traditional arts heritage. Watch the awards ceremony here.