School of Art Student Awards

The School of Art awarded over $30,000 in Scholarships for the 2015-2016 Academic Year.. Application for Scholarships is opened to all currently enrolled students. The application process opens up at the beginning of the Spring Semester and closes at the end of February. Students are made aware of these opportunities via email, the Department Website and the Department Facebook Page. Click here for the scholarship application form.

Congratulations to the following students:

Mary Cochrane Austin Art Scholarship

Sierra Clark
Sydnie Lacy
Jaime Kimzey

Maud Gatewood Scholarship

Xiaowei Wu
Akasha bukov
Emily Hobgood

Happy Dubose "Kenan" Gray Scholarship

Laura Melrose
Quinn Hunter
Morgan Bredon
Gordon Holliday
Krista Culpepper
Ashley Hallenback

Dr. Elisabeth Jastrow Scholarship

Morgan Goodwin
Ednah Chapman

Fred C. Pierce Memorial Scholarship

Shelby Scattergood

Myrtle Spaugh Reeves Art Scholarship

Ashley Hallenback
Donna Lazeraton
Junghoon Han
Morgan Bloom

Betsey Ryder Shelley Scholarship

Mattew Taylor
Jenna Lacey
Diego Vergara
Summer Woodward
Corina Brown
Logan hamilton
Margarita Toledo
Amelia Powers
Morgan Bredon
Jennifer Smith

These following awards are given out during the academic year. We congratulate these students:

William Mangum Artistic Merit Award in Painting

  • 2014-2015 Billy Hawkins
  • 2013-2014 Elizabeth Spaulding
  • 2012-2013 Chad Greene

Student Excellence Awards

  • 2014-2015
    • Linda Kent, Painting
    • Camille Knudsen, Art History
    • Jenna Lacey, Printmaking & Drawing
  • 2013-2014
    • Nicole Given, Art History
    • Sharon Romang, Design

Nicholas Fragola Award

  • 2014-2015 Ivana Bogdan

Juni Arante Excellence in Print Award

  • 2014-2015 Kei Kato
  • 2013-2014 Eddie Mendoza

New York Arts Practicum

  • 2014 Sharon Romang
  • 2013 Camillo Vergara


  • 2014-2015 Mireya Garcia

Salem Art Works

  • 2014-2015
    • Phillip Short
    • Max Baynes
  • 2013-2014
    • Elizabeth Traub