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School of Visual Art and Design

Faculty Nominated Awards

The following awards of recognition are given each year to deserving students in the School of Visual Art and Design. Faculty nominate students for consideration, and the School of Visual Art and Design Awards Committee reviews the nominations and finalizes each award. 

The Art Education Service Award, in honor of Jim L. Cromer is given to an Art Education major who has made significant contributions to the department or specific program through service activities.

This award is given to an alum who has made significant contributions to the arts.

The Graduate Art Education Research Award is given to a graduate Art Education major who has distinguished him or herself in the area of scholarly research.

This award is given to a graduate student who has made significant contributions to the department or specific programs through service activities.

This award is given to a graduate Media Arts major who has distinguished him or herself in the media arts.

The Graduate Studio Art Research Award, in honor of John Benz is given to a graduate Art Studio major who has distinguished him or herself in the production of works of art.

This award is given to one exceptional rising senior in each of our degree programs: Art Education, Art History, Studio Art, Media Arts

  1. The student must have a declared major in the major program.

  2. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.500 or higher.

  3. The student must have completed at least 75 semester hours by the beginning of the Spring semester.

  4. The student must maintain full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 semester hours) for the Fall and Spring semesters.

The Undergraduate Art History Excellence Award, in honor of Charles R. Mack, is given to an undergraduate Art History major who has distinguished him or herself in art history.

The Undergraduate Distinguished Service Award, in honor of Catherine Rembert is given to an undergraduate student majoring in any of the undergraduate programs whose service to the department or programs is significant.

The Undergraduate Media Arts Excellence Award, in honor of A. Porter McLaurin  is given to an undergraduate Media Arts major who has distinguished him or herself in the media arts.

The Undergraduate Studio Art Excellence Awards, in honor of Ed Yaghjian, is given to an undergraduate Art Studio major who has distinguished him or herself in the production of works of art in each area.

 


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