Michael L. Royce

2018 ACLA Award Recipient

Color head shot of Michael L. Royce. Michael wears a black shirt and jacket and has a close cropped beard and wears glasses.

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Image: Michael L. Royce. Credit: Courtesy of Michael L. Royce.

Michael L. Royce has served as the Executive Director of The New York Foundation for the Arts for the past 12 years. His leadership has led to an exponential growth of support programs for artists in New York, nationally, and internationally. Mr. Royce’s work in the creation of programs serving artists in all stages of their careers and his understanding of the importance of partnerships has led to robust training opportunities. His efforts in recognizing immigrant artist populations, the importance of international exchange, and artist mentorship made him an exemplary choice for the inaugural Award round.