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Department of Art Celebrates Student Awards at End-of-Year Reception

The department recognized students’ outstanding efforts with awards and scholarships

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, BYU’s Department of Art hosted a reception and an art gallery show to celebrate its students. The art department and the College of Fine Arts and Communications honored 54 students with various awards, and 51 students with 15 different scholarships.

Art Education Awards

Talent Awards

  • Jessie Barrow
  • Emma Bennion
  • Laura Brand
  • Anna Brown
  • Karmina Chelson
  • Kaleb Farar
  • Kaylie Hardcastle
  • Abbigael McConnell
  • Aubrey McDonald
  • Faith Merrill
  • Rylee Nelson
  • John Paul Ryan
  • Courtney Seamons
  • Abby Spears
  • Alexandra Voorhies
  • Asia Whitaker
  • Emily White

Cory Nathan Belleau Scholarship

  • Emma Bennion
  • Abby Spears
  • Jenna Wilson

Anna F. Summers Memorial Scholarship

  • Kaylie Hardcastle
  • Faith Merrill
  • Abby Spears

Olena K. Lewis & George K. Lewis Endowed Scholarship

  • Jessie Barrow
  • Anna Brown
  • Karmina Chelson
  • Kaleb Farar
  • Abbigael McConnell
  • Rylee Nelson
  • John Paul Ryan
  • Courtney Seamons
  • Hannah Smith
  • Alexandra Voorhies
  • Asia Whitaker
  • Emily White
  • Ruth Knudsen Endowed Scholarship
  • Hannah Smith

Art Awards

Talent Awards

  • Oleanne Aanderud
  • Lauren Allen
  • Saide Bingham
  • Naomi Call
  • Rocie Cisneros
  • Tess Cowley
  • Eleah Dalgeish
  • Taliloa Fano
  • Avlynn Hammond
  • Lydia Henry
  • Holly Hind
  • Carolyn Koo
  • Eleanor Larson
  • Janessa Lewis
  • Dana Lovell
  • Caroline McCann
  • Beckie Mortensen
  • Erica Nelson
  • Rylee Nelson
  • Berkeley Richard
  • Kayleigh Ross
  • John Ryan
  • Esther Sanford
  • Ella Saxton
  • Courtney Seamons
  • Israel Kyeisha Selway
  • John Somppi
  • Asia Whitaker
  • Amber Wilkin
  • Malachi Wilson
  • Elizabeth Windsor
  • Cidney Winterton
  • Quinn Wride

Will Ward Art Scholarship Fund

  • John Somppi

Max Dickson & Ruth Kimbal Weaver Ceramics and Craft Scholarship

  • Tess Cowley
  • J. Roman Andrus Printmaking Scholarship Fund
  • Esther Sanford
  • Ella Saxton
  • Martha F. Jensen Endowed Visual Arts Talent Scholarship
  • Leia Lai Wah Aki
  • Alexander Dahl
  • Jacob Newman
  • Hannah Bennett
  • Madison Fairbanks
  • William Stallings
  • Caroline Condie
  • Madelyn Hoyt
  • Chloe Storm

Olena K. Lewis & George K. Lewis Endowed Scholarship

  • Oleanne Aanderud
  • Leia Lai Wah Aki
  • Lauren Allen
  • Hannah Bennett
  • Naomi Call
  • Caroline Condie
  • Alexander Dahl
  • Eleah Dalgeish
  • Madison Fairbanks
  • Avlynn Hammond
  • Lydia Henry
  • Madeline Hoyt
  • Dana Lovell
  • Sarah Mohlman
  • Beckie Mortensen
  • Rylee Nelson
  • Jacob Newman
  • Berkeley Richard
  • John Ryan
  • Courtney Seamons
  • Hannah Smith
  • William Stallings
  • Chloe Storm
  • Asia Whitaker
  • Amber Wilkin
  • Quinn Wride

Cory Nathan Belleau Scholarship

  • Elizabeth Windsor
  • Malachi Wilson

Ruth Knudsen Endowed Scholarship

  • Cidney Winterton

Mary Lois Wheatley Endowed Scholarship in Painting

  • Sadie Bingham
  • Carolyn Koo
  • Holly Hind
  • Kayleigh Ross

Student Show Awards

  • Naomi Call, Self Portrait at 18
  • Tess Cowley, Form with Whistle, Form with Sticker
  • Carolyn Koo, Untitled
  • Janessa Lewis, Basalt Remains II
  • Kristina Skarstedt, Zipped shut
  • Megan Stern, Roller Coaster
  • Angela Werner, Tangled and Stained*
  • Malachi Wilson, Congrats, You’re a Winner
  • Elizabeth Windsor, Color Exploration 1 & 2
  • Cidney Winterton,  Memory Debris

Best in Show

  • Rocie Vasquez Cosneros, I Smiled Hiding My Top Lip for 21 Years Because I Wanted to Look White

Open Studies Awards

BFA Awards

  • Tess Cowley
  • Caroline McCann
  • Kayleigh Ross
  • John Somppi

MFA Awards

  • Leilani Bascom
  • Amelia O’Neill
  • Samantha Snyder
  • Megan Stern
  • Graduating Senior Awards
  • Serena Clark
  • Janessa Lewis
  • Erica Nelson

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