Honor Roll: Matthew Heckart Wins Design Ignites Change Award

November 16, 2010

Alumnus Matthew Heckart (MFA 2010 Design) has won the Design Ignites Change Implementation Award for his SVA thesis project Two Wings, a campaign to raise awareness and support for LGBT refugees and asylum seekers from around the world.

Heckart partnered with the Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration to complete the project, and plans to use the award to continue his work developing Two Wings.

Image: Matthew Heckart, stills from Mirror, 2010. Courtesy of the artist.

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