Awards in the Creative Arts

The Arts Institute provides research support to faculty, staff and students in the arts. Each spring, the Arts Institute recognizes achievements and professional service along with supporting future creative endeavors and research. The call for applications and nominations is released early each fall semester with a deadline in November. The Institute offers six awards annually and one award bi-annually, amounting to approximately $86,000. The grants are divided into three categories: Arts Faculty Research, Arts Faculty and Staff Outreach and Undergraduate and Graduate Student Achievement in the Arts.

Arts Faculty Research

Arts Faculty and Staff Outreach

Undergraduate and Graduate Student
Achievement in the Arts

2017 Recipients

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2017 Awards in the Creative Arts. Congratulations to the following winners!

  • Arts Institute Creative Arts Award
    T.L. Solien, Art Department
  • Emily Mead Baldwin Award in the Creative Arts
    Lisa Gralnick, Art Department
    Beverly Taylor, Mead Witter School of Music
  • Edna Wiechers Arts in Wisconsin Award
    Aristotle Georgiades, Art Department
  • Joyce J. and Gerald A. Bartell Award in the Arts
    Ron Kuka, Creative Writing Program
  • David and Edith Sinaiko Frank Graduate Fellowship for a Woman in the Arts
    Allison Roberts, Art Department
    Liz Kozik, Design Studies Department
  • Lyman S.V. Judson & Ellen Mackechnie Judson Student Award in the Creative Arts
    John Hallett (Graduate), Art Department
    Lyndsay Lewis (Undergraduate), Dance Department

Thank you to this year's committee: Kate Corby (chair), Dance Department; Mary Hark, Department of Design Studies; Mark Hetzler, Mead Witter School of Music; Matt Mauk (graduate student representative), Art Department.