In Awards and Achievements, Department of Art, Students

The BYU Art Department announced student recipients of scholarships and awards on April 8

During the annual art awards night this Winter Semester 2021, students received recognition for their hard work from the year.

Student Show in Gallery 303. Courtesy of Maddison Colvin

Lauren Allen, a junior in the BA arts administration track, received one of the Talent Award scholarships as well as an Olena and George K Lewis scholarship.

“Studying in the art department has been amazing. The teachers genuinely care for each student and want us to succeed,” said Allen. “I’ve truly loved every minute of studying here, and I’m so excited to continue to learn and grow.”

Award-winning student artwork can be viewed online.


Talent Award Scholarships

Oleanne Aanderud – Lauren Allen – Samantha Atzbach – Micalea Barlow Nicole Brooks – Tess Cowley – Katelyn Field – Madison Gallini – Samira Herber Boman Johnson – Kathy Johnson – Carolyn Koo – Hannah Landeen – Eleanor Larson Aïsha Lehmann – Hannah Mason – Caroline McCann – Faith Merrill – Ally Ordyna Soren Patchell – Kayleigh Ross – Winter Starr – Sarah Stoddard – Sage Stoker Grace White – Amber Wilkin – Rocio Vasquez – Malachi Wilson 

Roman Andrus Printmaking Endowed Scholarship

Nicole Brooks 

Cory Nathan Belleau Endowed Scholarship

Carolyn Koo – Aïsha Lehmann – Grace White 

Betty M. & Paul J. Boshard Fine Arts Scholarship

Katelyn Field – Samira Herber – Carolyn Koo – Rocio Vasquez 

Martha F. Jensen Endowed Visual Arts Talent Scholarship

Isabelle Ashton – Micaela Barlow – Megan Gee – Harper Graham – Boman Johnson Ally Ordyna – Esther Sanford – Ella Saxton – Hannah Smith – Asia Whitaker 

Lavieve Huish Earl Scholarship 

Samira Herber 

Demery Creative Arts Award 

Rocio Vasquez 

Olena K. Lewis & George K. Lewis Endowed Scholarship

Lauren Allen – Isabelle Ashton – Samantha Atzbach – Ashley Combs – Tess Cowley Katelyn Field – Madison Gallini – Megan Gee – Eleanor Larson – Hannah Mason Faith Merrill – Soren Patchell – Kayleigh Ross – Ella Saxton – Hannah Smith Winter Starr – Sarah Stoddard – Amber Wilkin – Malachi Wilson 

Ruth Knudson Endowed Scholarship

Sage Stoker

George & Geraldine Swenson Watkins Scholarship

 Lucy Castro – Taliloa Fano – Kyeisha Selway – Audrey Yuen 

Will Ward Art Scholarship

Harper Graham – Sage Stoker 

Mary Lois Sharp Wheatley Scholarship

Oleanne Aanderud – Talulla Barney – Kathy Johnson – Caroline McCann 

Max Dixon & Ruth Kimbal Weaver Ceramics and Crafts Scholarship

Samira Herber

Courtesy of Maddison Colvin


Talent Award Scholarship

Emma Bennion – Anna Brown – Kaleb Farar – Travis Fehlberg – Brianna Hinton Marin Larsen – Abbigael McConnell – Hannah Morrison – Rylee Nelson 

Art Department Endowment Scholarship

Anna Brown – Hannah Morrison 

Cory Nathan Belleau Endowed Scholarship

Kaleb Farar – Marin Larsen 

Ruth Knudson Endowed Scholarship 

Hannah Morrison 

Olena K. Lewis & George K. Lewis Endowed Scholarship

Emma Bennion – Brianna Hinton – Abbigael McConnell – Rylee Nelson 

Art Fund Scholarship 

Hannah Morrison – Travis Fehlberg 


Madeline Rupard, Visiting Instructor 

Tiana Birrell, Visiting Instructor 

Juror’s Prizes

Grace White Not Really, 3D print, acrylic, astroturf 7″x3.5″ , 2021 

Elizabeth Windsor One Size Fits All, Quilt, 65″x76″ , 2021 

Samira Herber Topographics, Inkjet print, clay, mixed media, 1’x7’x6’, 2020 

Katelyn Field Kitchen Movement, Video, 2:53, 2021 

Erica Nelson Eve as a Vessel, Terracotta clay, 14″x8.5″x9″, 2021 

Jeff Hampshire Landlocked, MDF and aerosol paint, 22″x 30″x 2″, 2021 

Rocio Vasquez Hecho Por Mamá, Felt, embroidery and knitting, 3’x1’x1’, 2020 

Samantha Atzbach Dead Apparitions, Installation, dimensions variable, 2021 

Sara Lindsay Pressed Flower #1, Satin, flowers, gelatin, glass, wood, 40″x40″, 2021 

Hannah Landeen My Brother’s Keeper (Series), Graphite & photography, 2021 

Best of Show

Aïsha Lehmann Would you swim in an integrated pool? Linoleum print, 18″x20″, 2020

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