2012-2013 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship winners

The 2012–2013 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship jurors met in May 2012 and reviewed more than 400 applications from students attending art and design programs at colleges and universities across the country. Eighteen scholarships and six honorable mentions were granted to an outstanding group of applicants, in five categories, through the generous support of sponsors including the AIGA DC Continuum Fund Scholarship, Coyne Family Foundation, Kraus Family Foundation, Shutterstock, the Young Photographer’s Alliance and an anonymous donor.

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2012–2013 recipients and honorable mentions

Fine Art

 Jessica Chan

Jessica Chan
Junior, University of California at Santa Barbara
Kraus Family Foundation Award
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 Naomi Cho

Naomi Cho
Freshman, St.John's University
Anonymous Honorable Mention
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Christian Hincapie
Senior, Cooper Union
Anonymous Award
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 Olivia Kilgore

Olivia Kilgore
Freshman, Reed College
Anonymous Award
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 Ajani Takashi Lofton

Ajani Takahashi Lofton
Freshman, Rhode Island School of Design
Kraus Family Foundation Award
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 Kristopher Wright

Kristopher Wright
Junior, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Kraus Family Foundation Award
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Graphic Design

 Laura Guzman Aguilar

Laura Guzman Aguilar
Sophomore, University of Maryland, Baltimore
AIGA DC Continuum Award
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 Francheska Artisty

Francheska Aristy
Freshman, Pratt Institute
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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 Eli Brumbaugh

Eli Brumbaugh
Senior, Kansas City Art Institute
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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 Brienne Jones

Brienne Jones
Graduate Student, Rhode Island School of Design
Anonymous Honorable Mention
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 Felix Talkin

Felix Talkin
Freshman, California College of Arts
Anonymous Honorable Mention
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 Gabriella Thompson

Gabriella Thompson
Junior, Ringling College of Art and Design
Shutterstock Award and Anonymous Award
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 Jonathan Torres

Jonathan Torres
Junior, California State University Long Beach
Anonymous Award
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Illustration

 Amy Franco

Amy Franco
Sophomore, Cleveland Institute of Art
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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 Ayanna Johnson

Ayanna Johnson
Freshman, Savanah College of Art and Design
Anonymous Honorable Mention
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 Cheyenne Julien

Cheyenne Julien
Freshman, Rhode Island School of Design
Anonymous Honorable Mention
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 Toula Papadopoulos

Toula Papadopoulos
Freshman, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Coyne Family Foundation Honorable Mention
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 Carlton Washington

Carlton Washington
Sophomore, Keane University
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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Photography

 Timothy Foley

Timothy Foley
Freshman, SUNY New Paltz
Young Photographers Alliance Award/Alamy Award
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 Marcella Gallo

Marcela Gallo
Junior, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Young Photographers Alliance Award/ASMP Award
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 Tyler McCackin

Tyler McGackin
Freshman, Parsons The New School
Young Photographers Alliance Award/B+H Award
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 Michelle Mobley

Michelle Mobley
Freshman, Savannah College of Art and Design
Young Photographers Alliance Award
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 Madison Perrins

Madison Perrins
Senior, Montana State University
Young Photographers Alliance Award/ APA Award
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 Motion Graphics

 Kyle Lopez

Kyle Lopez
Freshman, Ringling College of Art and Design
Anonymous Award
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