2019 Annual Student Awards

We hereby confer the following awards to those students who showed exceptional merit, devotion to learning and progress in the mastery of the fine arts.

 

THE GWENDOLYN LAAN OZOLS AWARD
Established by James J. Coleman in memory of Gwendolyn Laan Ozols, this award is given for outstanding accomplishments, capability of continued growth and our anticipation of the student's future contributions to the community through art.

NANCY RIX

THE JAMES J COLEMAN, JR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Established in memory of James J. Coleman, Jr to honor his support and nourishment of the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, this award is given to a student who has demonstrated outstanding growth and progress while attending classes at a financial sacrifice.

CHERYL RIESS

THE LILA AND WALTER STUEMPFIG MEMORIAL AWARD
This award is given by Anthony Stuempfig in memory of his parents. His father, Walter Stuempfig (1914-1967), was an American painter and professor at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. This award is for overall excellence.

CONNIE WILLIAMS

THE THOMAS EAKINS AWARD
The Thomas Eakins Award is given to a student who has shown consistent, outstanding growth and overall excellence.

LISA WOOLFOLK

THE GIA PRIMA FOUNDATION AWARD I

EMMA KALFF

THE GIA PRIMA FOUNDATION AWARD II

WILL CROCKER

THE DR AND MRS MICHAEL CAREY COLOR & DESIGN AWARD

LEON HINSON

THE NEW ORLEANS ART ASSOCIATION AWARD

SEAN CLARK

THE DIRECTOR’S AWARD

SOPHIA KUKUY

FACULTY AWARDS
Faculty members give these awards to honor students who have shown outstanding ability and a sincere interest in learning.

FACULTY
Patti Adams
Darrell Brown
Jean Cassels
Claude Ellender
Saskia Ozols Eubanks
Diego Larguia
Kathleen Matthews
Auseklis Ozols
Aimee Siegel
Sarah Thibodeaux
Nell Tilton
Zona Wainwright

STUDENT
Ana Schmidt
David Bourgeois
Barbara Wans
Helen Valenti
Melissa Stewart
Gerald McCollam
Suzy Hufft
Patricia Post
Lisa Woolfolk
Emma LeBlanc
Robin Benton Crutcher
Maria Wisdom