2013–2014 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship winners
2013–2014 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship winners
2013–2014 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship winners

The 2013–2014 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship jurors met in May 2013 and reviewed more than 300 applications from students attending art and design programs at colleges and universities across the country. Sixteen scholarships and two 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, AIGA-Tomoko Miho Fund Scholarship, Coyne Family Foundation, the Young Photographer’s Alliance and an anonymous donor.

Help us award even more scholarships next year! Every dollar you give will make a difference in a student’s life and will champion a more diverse art and design industry. Donate online by August 6.

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Artwork by Jene Adams

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Artwork by Jene Adams

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Photography by Sammie Anselmo

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Photography by Sammie Anselmo

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Letter pressed poster design by Kim Daley depicting the story of a fair trade farmer.

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Mobile app and website design for “Ripple Effect” conference by Kim Daley

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Photography by Elizabeth Grap

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Photography by Elizabeth Grap

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Poster design for the poem “La Ventana” (The Window) by Laura Guzman

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Book cover design for the Latin Band—Calle 13—by Laura Guzman

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2013–2014 recipients and honorable mentions

Graphic design

 

Jene Adams

Jene Adams
Freshman, Maryland Institute College of Art
AIGA DC Continuum Award
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Laura Guzman

Laura Guzman
Junior, University of Maryland, Baltimore
AIGA DC Continuum Award
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Stedman Halliday

Stedman Halliday
Sophomore, California Institute of Arts
AIGA-Tomoko Miho Award
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Dougan Khim

Dougan Khim
Freshman, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Coyne Family Foundation Honorable Mention
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Rhanhee Kim

Rhanhee Kim
Junior, Art Center College of Design
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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Akash Shah

Akash Shah
Freshman, Savannah College of Art and Design
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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Kelly Walters

Kelly Walters
Graduate student, Rhode Island School of Design
AIGA-Tomoko Miho Award/Anonymous Award
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Interactive design

 

Kim Daley

Kim Daley
Senior, Ringling College of Art and Design
Anonymous Award
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Daniel Moreno

Daniel Moreno
Junior, Ringling College of Art and Design
Anonymous Award
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Fine art

 

Stephen Kwok

Stephen Kwok
Graduate student, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Anonymous Honorable Mention
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Sandra Perry

Sandra Perry
Graduate student, Columbia University
Anonymous Award
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Zuzanna Sochaczewska

Zuzanna Sochaczewska
Freshman, The Cooper Union
Anonymous Award
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Crisela Vasquez

Criselda Vasquez
Freshman, San Francisco Art Institute
Anonymous Award
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Illustration

 

Bryant Santamaria

Bryant Santamaria
Sophomore, Laguna College of Art and Design
Coyne Family Foundation Award
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Photography

 

Sammie Anselmo

Sammie Anselmo
Freshman, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Young Photographers Alliance Award
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Elizabeth Grap

Elizabeth Grap
Freshman, New York University
Young Photographers Alliance Award
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Gianna Izzolo

Gianna Izzolo
Freshman, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Young Photographers Alliance Award
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2013–2014 scholarship jury


Graphic design

Liz Ott, Threespot
Willy Wong, NYC & Company
Carla Frank, Carla Frank Creative

Interactive design

Kim Bost, Etsy

Fine art

Jeff Bailey, Jeff Bailey Gallery
Nicole Russo, Mitchell Innes & Nash Gallery
Laurel Gitlen, Laurel Gitlen Gallery

Illustration

Charles Hively, 3x3, The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration
James Yang, Illustrator

Photography

Jerry Tavin, Young Photographers Alliance
Spencer Jones, Photographer
Bruce Katz, Photographer

About Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships allow U.S. college students from minority and economically disadvantaged backgrounds not only to realize their artistic dreams, but also to give back to their communities. The program’s aims are to increase diversity in the creative professions and to foster social and environmental responsibility in the artists, designers and studios of tomorrow. To learn more about eligibility requirements and how to apply for next academic year’s scholarships, visit the Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships page.

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