Art & Design – Awards & Scholarships

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Art & Design – Awards & Scholarships

The Art & Design Department offers various awards and scholarships. Included here is an overview of the John Philip and Margaret Coleman Memorial Scholarship, Presidential Purchase Award, Visual Arts Portfolio Scholarship
, Summer Research Grants, and live work that the department has performed with area businesses. The following is a list of current student opportunities. For additional scholarship opportunities, please contact the university’s Admissions Office.

John Philip and Margaret Coleman Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior who majors or minors in literature or art. Awarded to one student per year, the scholarship is renewable each ensuing year until graduation. The recipient must show evidence of practicing Christian ideals.

Presidential Purchase Award
This award is reserved for the purchase of student artwork by the university. Each year works of excellent quality are bought by the university to expand its’ collection and track the history of the visual arts at USF. The selection process occurs each spring during the Student Honor and Awards exhibition held in the Rialto City Center Gallery.

Visual Arts Portfolio Scholarship

This award is presented to a high school student who plans to attend USF and has shown excellence in previous studies in the Visual Arts. The annual award is accessed through a portfolio review and competition. This scholarship is open to any student interested in studying art education, graphic design, photography or studio arts at the university. Please contact the department for information on this competition.

CAS Summer Research Grant
The College of Arts and Sciences awards summer research grants to select students that design and show the ability to produce a quality body of work. Annually, selected student receives funding over the summer and are guided through their project by a faculty mentor.

2014
Jennifer Bronson, Coleman Scholarship
EvEvan Griffin, “Abstract Of Sunset And Birds”, 2013, Presidential Purchase Award
Emily Johnson, “Untitled”, 2014, Presidential Purchase Award
Boris T. Pershev, “Tate”, 2013, Presidential Purchase Award
Stephanie Zelinski, “Warrior”, 2014, Presidential Purchase Award
Christopher Jones, “What Drives”, 2013, Presidential Purchase Award

High School Art Competition
1st Place
Brianna Rose, “It’s Almost December”, Lincoln Way West High School

2nd Place
Tyler Pletsch, “The Path of Life is Not Straight”, Morris Community High School

3rd Place
Paige Payne, “Burst”, Lincoln Way Central High School
Peyton Lembas, “Future Reflections”, Plainfield Central High School
Jessi Karlic, “Locked Lock”, Lincoln Way West High School
Kailee Hogan, “Make a Wish!”, Neuqua Valley High School
Felicia Soto, “Cubism Horse”, Plainfield South High School
Marguerite Ernst, “Prairie Winds”, Joliet Catholic Academy
Arianna Garcia, “Tugging on My Heart Strings”, Reed Custer High School
Dylan Elvis Wallace, “The Alpha Male”, Wilmington High School
Valeria Ortega, “Esmerelda”, Bolingbrook High School
Melissa Moore, “Tranquility”, Coal City High School

2013
Egzon Shaqiri, Coleman Scholarship
Christopher Jones, Presidential Purchase Award
Emily Johnson, Presidential Purchase Award
Jenna Bronson, Presidential Purchase Award
Jessica Cuevas, Presidential Purchase Award

High School Art Competition
1st Place:
Ryan Shaw “Joan Darrow (Blue Lady)”, Joliet Central High School

2nd Place:
Christina Crater “Number Six”, Reed Custer High School

3rd Place:
Marc Jimenez “Serenity”, Bolingbrook High School
Morgan Piehl “Feather Face”, Coal City High School
Mimi Ernst “Cornered”, Joliet Catholic Academy
Misti Stachulak “Don’t Try: Bukowski”, Joliet West High School
Alexis Heabel “Sea Sick Fish”, Lincoln-Way High Central High School
Marisa Boyd “Death’s Gift of Light”, Minooka Community High School
Jacob Komperda “Horse Hair Vase”, Morris Community High School
Michael Wolowski “Scorch”, Neuqua Valley High School
Jared Bebee “Portrait of Aaron Lawler”, Plainfield Central High School
Zachary Hir “Eiffel Tower”, Plainfield South High School
Allyson Weier “Dot Tree”, Wilmington high School

2012
Jessica Baron, Coleman Scholarship
Anya Dankova, CAS Summer Research Grant Recipient
Alyssa Barnes, Presidential Purchase Award
Jeffrey Brown, Presidential Purchase Award
Emily Johnson, Presidential Purchase Award
Kali Placencia, Presidential Purchase Award
Megan Quigley, Presidential Purchase Award
Lauren Underwood, Presidential Purchase Award

High School Art Competition
Jessica Thompson, 1st place – High School Art Competition
Jake Runnion, 2nd place – High School Art Competition
Betsy Lugo, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Rebekah Salazar, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Austin Nacey, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Alisa Hojnacki, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Selene Gabaldon, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Steph Sauerbier, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Emily Egizio, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Jeffrey Rainford, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Rachel Drauden, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Skyler Angeles, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Ann Draksler, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Randi Salaba, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Teri Brieske, 3rd place – High School Art Competition

2011
Shannon Olsen, Coleman Scholarship
Sarah Tuck, CAS Summer Research Grant Recipient
Lauren Chaffee, Presidential Purchase Award
Anya Dankova, Presidential Purchase Award
Kali Placencia, Presidential Purchase Award
Erica Anthony, Presidential Purchase Award
Renee Cholyway, Presidential Purchase Award

High School Art Competition
Karla Springer, 1st place – High School Art Competition
Lindsey Cantrell, 2nd place – High School Art Competition
Steven Grajek, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Rhea Marie Kerrigan, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Mikayla Kosicek, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Mary Kate Messing, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Leo Mireles, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Fabian Robles, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Sophia Zhang, 3rd place – High School Art Competition

2010
Autumn Panzera, CAS Summer Research Grant Recipient
Lakeshia Stigall, CAS Summer Research Grant Recipient
Autumn Panzera, Coleman Scholar
James Green, Presidential Purchase Award
Robbyn Yuen, Presidential Purchase Award
LaKeshia Stigall, Presidential Purchase Award
Alyssa Lahm, Presidential Purchase Award

High School Art Competition
Ashley Devries, 1st place – High School Art Competition
Ariadne Silva, 2nd place – High School Art Competition
José M. Cano, 3rd place – High School Art Competition
Gustavo Sanchez, 3rd place – High School Art Competition

2009
Nicole Peterson, CAS Summer Research Grant Recipient
Robbyn Yuen, Coleman Scholar
James Green, Presidential Purchase Award
C’ne Rohlsen, Presidential Purchase Award

High School Art Competition
Carolyn O’Ryan, 1st place – High School Art Competition
Alicia Gummess, 2nd place – High School Art Competition
Kate Ponce, 3rd place – High School Art Competition

2008


Joanna Ward, 1st Place Hunger Awareness Poster Design
Brian Hastings, 2nd Place Hunger Awareness Poster Design
Victoria Strand, 3rd Place Hunger Awareness Poster Design
Juliameera Oliyapurathu, Coleman Scholar
Robbyn Yuen, Presidential Purchase Award
Brian Hastings, Presidential Purchase Award
Joanna Ward, Presidential Purchase Award

2007


Katie McGlauchlin, Coleman Scholar
Amanda Hamilton, Presidential Purchase Award
Jeanelle Calegaro, Presidential Purchase Award
Mathew Mazurowski, 1st Place AA Poster Competition
Dave Froelich, 1st Place AA Poster Competition
Katie McGlauchlin, 2nd Place AA Poster Competition
Courtney Palm, 3rd Place AA Poster Competition
Ivka Markovic, CAS Summer Research Grant

2006


Ivka Markovic, Coleman Scholar
Roger Carlson, Presidential Purchase Award
Katherine Jannusch, Presidential Purchase Award
Laura Simington, Presidential Purchase Award
Joseph Pavlik, Summer Research Grant

2005


Amanda Hamilton, Coleman Scholar
Matt Egizio, Presidential Purchase Award
Ben Kilgore, Presidential Purchase Award
Michael Marzec, Summer Research Grant
Keri Harvey, 1st place Lifestyles Magazine Competition
Nick Pucel, 2nd place Lifestyles Magazine Competition
Roger Carlson, 3rd place Lifestyles Magazine Competition

2004
Joel Voss, Coleman Scholar
Matt Egizio, Alverno Scholar
Olga Chamberlain, Presidential Purchase Award
Brian Walsh, Presidential Purchase Award
Ivka Markovic, Portfolio Scholarship

2003


Monique Inglot, Coleman Scholar
Jacelyn Chubinski, Alverno Scholar
Olga Chamberlain, Presidential Purchase Award
Rick Mutz, Presidential Purchase Award
Chris Zitko, Portfolio Scholarship

2002


Jacelyn Chubinski, Coleman Scholar
Nicki Poropat, Alverno Scholar
Julio Herrera, Presidential Purchase Award
Josh Herring, Presidential Purchase Award

2001


Josh Herring, Coleman Scholar
Jackie Spangler, Alverno Scholar
Meg Mudron, Presidential Purchase Award

2000


Meg Mudron, Coleman Scholar
Dan Collins, Alverno Scholar
Kaneda Mattayasack, Presidential Purchase Award