Since 2010, the NE Chapter of WVA has awarded a yearly prize for outstanding student artwork on the

NE Chapter awards prizes

May 5, 2015

Fond du Lac, WI – the NE Chapter of Wisconsin Visual Artists announces the award of merit prize to Ashley Backes, Ciara Sarauer, and Christine Newman, Marian University - Fond du Lac. Backes is a graduating BFA student with a double major in Psychology and Expressive & Therapeutic Arts, as well as a minor in Studio Arts. Newman is a 3rd year BFA student majoring in Graphic Arts, and Ciara is a 3rd year BFA student majoring in Expressive & Therapeutic Arts. The prize consists of a gift of $100 and a year’s membership in the Wisconsin Visual Artists organization.

Wisconsin Visual Artists (WVA) is a not-for-profit membership-based organization made up of visual artists working in a wide variety of media along with supporters of Wisconsin Art. It is united to advance opportunities and services for artists and the general public. It is committed to the importance and value of art and its creation in our society.

Since 2010, the NE Chapter of WVA has awarded a yearly prize for outstanding student artwork on the college level. This is not a scholarship, but a recognition of the caliber of their art itself and a means of encouragement for graduates to continue their work in the visual arts.
Find out more about WVA at www.wisconsinvisualartists.com