The SVA community had so many winners in April that one Briefs post wasn’t enough to cover them all:
- MFA Interaction Design Department student Stephanie Aaron was one of 19 women selected as a scholarship recipient at the New York Women in Communications 2010 Matrix Awards. Scholarship recipients were selected based on their academic and extracurricular achievements, and they received scholarship funds to help advance their careers in the field. Aaron was interviewed by Matt Lauer and Al Roker on NBC’s The Today Show on Monday, April 19.
- Two SVA faculty members were named 2010 Guggenheim Fellows: Ed Bowes (BFA Film, Video and Animation Department) and Luca Buvoli (BFA Fine Arts Department) are among 180 artists, scientists and scholars who were included on the prestigious list of fellowship recipients.
- The Visual Arts Press won a Pencil award in the 2010 One Show Design Awards for the SVA Undergraduate Catalog 2010–11, and a Merit award for the SVA Graduate Catalog 2010–11. In addition, 24 SVA student entries to the One Show were picked as finalists, with five Pencil winners. The One Club’s 2010 student awards ceremony will take place Wednesday, May 12.
- BFA Advertising and Graphic Design Department senior Thomas Losinski was chosen as the U.S. winner in Samsung’s World Creative Imaging Competition. Losinski is one of 10 winners chosen by Samsung, representing creative photographers from around the world.
- Justin Ho, a current student in the BFA Film, Video and Animation Department, took the top prize at the 8th Annual Garden State Film Festival in the Home Grown Student Short category for his short film Silence.
Image: Stephanie Aaron, New York Women in Communications 2010 Matrix Award winner.