The Grant Winners’ Exhibition

Clarissa Payne Uvegi, Betty in Broad Rimmed Hat (detail)

Grant Winners’ Exhibition
October 10–23, 2019
Opening Reception: October 10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Art Students League is pleased to present the culmination of an annual competition that awards $200,000 in the form of grants and scholarships to students. This exhibition showcases the recent work of twenty-four exceptional artists who earned these prestigious grants in 2017 and 2018 awarded by an invited jury of professional artists, critics and gallerists. Grants offer full-time study at the League, inspirational travel and expansion of artistic practice, made possible by generous donations.

Grant Recipients:

Santiago Apolo (Nessa Cohen Grant, 2017)
Ezra Bookstein (Ann & Bruno Lucchesi Grant, 2017 and Nessa Cohen Grant, 2018)
Nelsena Burt-Spano (Lloyd Sherwood Grant, 2018)
Sergio Cabrera (Nessa Cohen Grant, 2017)
Alecia Chenoa (Marianne Brody Gaston Grant, 2017)
Robert Esmay (Xavier Gonzalez and Ethel Edwards Travel Grant, 2018)
Janet Fekete (Will Barnet Grant, 2017)
Chin Yin Katz
(Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant, 2017)
Seon Young Kim (Gregory Lysun Grant, 2018)
Mi Jung Kwon (Donn Russell Grant, 2018)
Elizabeth Latella (Fantasy Fountain Fund Travel Grant – Paris, 2017)
Beatrice Lewis (Fantasy Fountain Fund Travel Grant – Marchutz, 2017)
Michelle Lim (Roux Family Grant, 2018)
Christopher LoPresti (Xavier Gonzalez and Ethel Edwards Travel Grant, 2017)
Vidhi Mehrotra (Xavier Gonzalez and Ethel Edwards Travel Grant, 2017)
Laura Monteiro (Fantasy Fountain Fund Travel Grant – Paris, 2017)
Joseph Mounaji (Roux Family Grant, 2017)
Yasuaki Okamoto (Kuniyoshi Award for Printmaking, 2018)
Satoko Takahashi (Phyllis H. Mason Grant, 2018)
Jessie Taylor (Kuniyoshi Award for Printmaking, 2017)
Hipolito Torres (Nessa Cohen Grant 2018)
Clarissa Payne Uvegi (Doreta Kesson Masterton Grant, 2017)
Gabriela Vargas (Marilyn Laurie Grant, 2017)
Preeti Varma (Kuniyoshi Award for Painting, 2018)


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