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Awards and Scholarships

2019 Art & Design Award Winners

Dean’s Award for Excellence:
Danielle Saeva 

Dean’s Creative Associates Award:
Vincent Betty
Madeline Brown
Nicole Gurowicz
Megan Himes
Sara Jablonski
Erin Kuntz
Andrea LoPiccolo
Ashley Maggiacomo
Melissa Mietlicki
Andrew Peek
Christina Riccio
Veronica Ross
Danielle Saeva
Stephen Shackelford

Dean’s Entrepreneurship Award:

Vincent Betty
Madeline Brown
Clifton Gunn
Amanda Johnson
Matthew McAuley
Madeline McIntyre
Philip Miller
Brian Moore
Danielle Saeva
Stephen Shackelford
Elyse Wall

Bruce Elliott Awards:

Madeline Brown
Brandon Grace
Briann Gilliam
Julia Pacer
Kara Westergaard

Dr. Harry and Lorrain Ausprich Endowed Scholarship:
Julia Pacer

Hyatt’s Award for Excellence:

Alyssa Garbacz - Graphic Design
Brandon Parker - Wood/Furniture
Sabina Mogavero - Ceramincs
Ryan Seiden - Metals/Jewelry
Alexis Celli - Printmaking
John Wesh - Fibers
Sara Jablonski -Sculpture
Sara Falzone - Photography
Danielle Saeva - Painting - Senior
Zixuan Zhou – Figure Drawing
Matthew Cehulic – Plein Air Painting
Darmelle Esterlin - Drawing
Melissa Mietlicki - Art History - Senior
Cara Carson – Mixed Media
Abigayle Sigurdson – 2D Foundations
Sabrina Parsons – 3D Foundations

Sylvia Garafolo Miller ’43 Art Student Award:
Matthew McAuley

Dr. Margaret E. Bacon Best of Studio Awards:

Kaylee Barger
Andrew Peek
Heather Hartz
Stephen Shackelford
Madeline Brown
Landon Moreis
Noah Vandermeer Ugale
Danielle Saeva
Joseph Marino

Art Education:

Barbara L. Czurles Nelson and Donald J. Nelson Scholarship in Art Education:
Shelby Jeras

Barbara Schillawski Mautz Art Education Scholarship:
Clarimar Galarza
Megan Himes
Marissa Mele
Elizabeth Vesneske

Stanley A. Czurles Award for Excellence in Art Education:
Lindsey Kotas

Carolyn Heyman Weber Award in Art Education:
Rachel Drenkhahn

Victor Shanchuk Jr. Art Education Award:
Sydney Winkel

Anthony and Mary Hubbard Caccamo Art Education Scholarship:
Sabina Mogavero

Outstanding Art Education Graduate Student Award:
Rebecca Haley

Art Education Master’s Award:
Teri Fallesen

Outstanding Art Education Post-Baccalaureate Student Award:
Allyson Demski

Design:

Barbara L. Czurles-Nelson and Donald J. Nelson Scholarship in Design:
Naomi Deer

John J. Jauquet Student Award for Creative Excellence:
Alain Pierre-Lys
Jason Titus
Natalie Anthone

Excellence in Fibers Award:
Emily Ziegler

Dorothy Zautner Buley Weaving Fellowship:
Jayd Davis
Amanda Johnson
Brianna Patterson
Veronica Ross

Sylvia L. Rosen Endowment for Ceramic Art and Design:
Abagail Walter

Gail Tiffany Award in Ceramics:
Grace Helwig

Riveting Creativity Award for Metals/Jewelry:
Case Dunn

Sanford Nusbaum Award:
John Burek

The Mike Lang Wood/Furniture Studio Award for Excellence:
Jason Titus (Fall ’18)
Alexander Adelmann (Spring ’19)

Fine Arts:

Barbara L. Czurles-Nelson and Donald J. Nelson Scholarship in Fine Arts:
Jennifer Hanson

Robert C. and Marilyn Wilson Painting Scholarship:
Haley Soda

Fine Arts Student Awards:
Madeline Brown
Matthew Cehulic
Connor Chadderdon
Jennifer Hanson
Mia Shum

Young Sculptors Scholarship:
Alexander Field

Landscape Painting Award:
Jillian Taylor

Ruth M. Flock Memorial Scholarship Award:
Melissa Mietlicki

Interior Design:

Barbara L. Czurles-Nelson and Donald J. Nelson Scholarship in Interior Design:
Anna Wilson

Ignite IESNA Buffalo Section Lighting Design Scholarship:
Samantha DeLeon
Madeline McIntyre
Brian Moore
Anna Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

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Art and Design Department

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