Visual Arts Faculty and Alumni Receive MSAC Individual Artist Awards

Several faculty members and alumni were awarded Individual Artist Awards by the Maryland State Arts Council this month.

The Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards are monetary prizes given to a select group of artists each year. This year the Maryland Art Council welcomed applications from artists working in fiction, painting, media/digital/electronic arts, solo theatrical performance and works on paper. Recipients in the media/digital/electronic arts category include:

  • Kelley Bell ’06, MFA IMDA, Assistant Professor, Visual Arts
  • Carrie Fucile, Adjunct faculty, Visual Arts
  • Agnes Moon ’99, MFA IMDA
  • Phil Davis ’07, MFA IMDA
  • Christine Ferrera ’10, MFA IMDA

Recipients in the works on paper category include:

  • Lisa Moren, Associate Professor, Visual Arts
  • Leslie Shellow, Adjunct faculty, Visual Arts
  • Gary Kachadourian ’12, MFA IMDA

The Maryland State Arts Council will host an event honoring the awardees in May.

Congratulations to all!

This article was originally posted in UMBC Insights.

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