Awards Presented for Senior Show and URECA 2020

The Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery is proud to present the winners of this year’s Senior Show and URECA Art Exhibition. Senior Show Awards are given by the Offices of the President, Dean of Students and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as the Staller Center for the Arts. URECA Awards are given by the Dean of Students and Gallery North.

Winners of the Senior Show Awards are:

President’s Purchase Award
Katherine Maier, 2020001A: Woven Pathways (acrylic on canvas, torn and sewn)

Stony Brook University Interim President Michael Bernstein selected 2020001A: Woven Pathways by Katherine Maier, for the President’s Purchase Award. This work will become a permanent part of the University’s collection.

Katherine Maier, 2020001A: Woven Pathways, acrylic on canvas, torn and sewn, 36″ x 36″

Dean of Students Purchase Awards
Ihseong (Margaret) Jong, Untitled #1 (oil on canvas)
Ieokcheng Chang, Comfort Crowd (oil on canvas)

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Purchase Award
Trey Shizimu, Natural Disaster (ceramic)
Nga Sze Sit, Best Friend (digital photograph)

Staller Center Awards for Excellence
Ye Chen, Queensboro Plaza Station (oil on canvas)
Alexa Jade Frankelis,  A Visit From the 19th Century (palladium print)
Yulong Hu, Nightmare (video)
Ciara Miles Lampa, 15th Ave (acrylic on panel)
Sofia Manner, Youth (digital media)
Katherine Maier, 2019010S: Hatching Hydra (steel and wood)
Ysabel Simon, Blue (lithograph)
Jessica Vilas-Boas, MENstruation (digital photograph)

URECA Art Exhibition 2020 Awards

The Office of the Dean of Students has selected the following URECA artwork for prizes:

1st Place: Steffy Jeswin, Listen (digital photograph)
2nd Place: Marlena Urban, Snow Moon (oil on canvas)
3rd Place: Brian Ortmann, Keel-billed Toucan (acrylic on canvas)

Honorable Mentions:
Taylor Zierau, Flores (intaglio print with watercolor)
Alice Luo, Fading Cultural Connections (lithograph)
Ivory Xu, Ivory’s Self Portrait (oil on canvas)
Molly Mai, Ori-Nendo (ceramic)
Melissa Mazza, See And Grow (drypoint print)
Brittany Becker, Colorful Arrangement in Light (oil on canvas)
Agnieszka Gawrys, Still life of a table, glass, and basket (oil on canvas)

Video Prize Winner: Strangletti, video by
Daniel Pritchard, Cinthia Buonaiuto, Eileen Cheng, Timra Tomengo

The artwork of all the winners will be on display in the Office of the Dean of Students for the 2020-21 academic year.

The committee for the Virginia Fuller Award (on behalf of Gallery North) has selected the following URECA artworks for prizes:

1st Place: Ysabel Simon, Blue Too (lithograph on unryu)
2nd Place: Brian Ortman, Solitude (acrylic on canvas)
3rd Place: Drew Ma, During Quarantine (oil on canvas)
Honorable Mention: Aimee Ding, Food For Thought (ceramic)

Congratulations to the Award Winners and all of this year’s Art Department Graduates!

Click here to view the online exhibition of Senior Show & URECA 2020 including works by all of the Award Winners.

Announcement design by art student Loren Camberato

Presented by

With the support of
Paul W. Zuccaire Foundation
SBU Office of the President
College of Arts and Sciences
Office of Student Affairs
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URECA)