In May 2016, Yaddo held their 2016 benefit honoring Martin Puryear, where he was awarded the Yaddo Artist Medal. The event took place at Three Sixty, a chic event space in Tribeca, and featured a live music performance during dinner. Yaddo is an artists´┐Ż community located in Saratoga Springs, New York that supports artists by providing them with residency space.