Congratulations to all student recipients of awards and scholarships presented at the department’s annual awards night on Wednesday, April 17. A total of 91 awards were granted to current students and incoming freshmen, including many half to full scholarships.
Julian Harper (BFA), Annelise Duque (BFA) and Chloe Welch (Art Education) were recognized as this year’s outstanding seniors.
Three juror’s choice awards for the student show were selected by Laurie Sloan, associate professor of art at the University of Connecticut. Recipients included Annelise Duque, Laurel Galli-Graves and Annie Wing.
Six additional students received honorable mentions from Sloan for their work, including Gwen Davis-Barrios, Samuel Everett, Rachel Henriksen, Bette Benson, Steven Stallings and Ricey Wright.
"Left Time" - Steven Stallings
At the end of the night, the following five students were granted open studio cash awards by the faculty: Annie Wing, Rachel Henriksen, Carrie Jube Everett, Gwen Davis-Barrios and Fiona Barney.
The student show will remain on display in Gallery 303 through the end of the week.