Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships & Student Awards of Excellence

Each year, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition gives two awards of $5,000 each to individual artists. Additionally, two $500 Student Awards of Excellence are given.

These awards are intended to reward qualified artists with outstanding vision and are chosen by a guest curator from applications submitted by the artists.


2017 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients
Haley Prestifilippo, Norman
Chase Kahwinhut Earles, Ada

2017 Student Awards of Excellence Recipients
Jasmine Jones, Oklahoma City
Camila Labarca Lineaweaver, Norman

Curator: Bradley Sumrall, Curator of the Collection
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

2016

2016 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients
Lynette Atchley, Shawnee
Andy Mattern, Stillwater

2016 Student Awards of Excellence Recipients
Nicholas Enevoldsen, Oklahoma City
Lucas Simmons, Shawnee

Curator: Karin Campbell, Phil Wilson Curator of Contemporary Art
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha Nebraska

2015

2015 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients
Stuart Asprey, Norman
Jason Cytacki, Norman

2015 Student Awards of Excellence Recipients
Ashley Farrier, Stillwater
Kim Rice, Norman

Curator: Emily Stamey, Curator of Contemporary Art at the
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Arizona

2014

 

2014 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients
Zachary Presley, Durant
Denny Schmickle, Tulsa

2014 Student Awards of Excellence Recipients
Randall Barnes, Midwest City
Megan Hughes, Stillwater

Curator: James McAnally, artist, curator, and critic, Co-Director/Curator of The Luminary, Editor of Temporary Art Review

2013

Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship Recipients
Pete Froslie, Norman
Kate Johnson, Tulsa

Student Awards of Excellence Recipients:
Sarah Engel-Barnett, Norman
Brent Richardson, Norman

Curator: Lorelei Stewart, Director, Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

2012
2011

The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition supports Oklahoma’s professional visual artists. These awards are intended to recognize past achievement and future promise and can be used as the artist’s needs require. We open applications for the award every spring, please check the website each March for more information.