Moore Announces 2011 Senior Show Awards

  • Moore College of Art & Design

For Immediate Release
May 3, 2011

(Philadelphia, PA) On Wednesday evening, April 27, students, staff and faculty gathered at Moore for the 2011 Senior Show Awards Ceremony in the Great Hall. The ceremony immediately preceded the VIP reception for the 2011 Senior Show: Emerging Artists and Designers.

Misty Bourdess Wilt '02, graphic designer and Moore alumna, served as the emcee.

On May 14 at 3 pm, the Art History presentations will be held in Stewart Auditorium. These public presentations were scheduled to follow the closing Senior Show Reception, also on May 14 from 1:30 - 3 pm.


Outstanding Concept and Presentation in Photography & Digital Art
Casey Cosgrove 

Excellence in Photography and/or New Media 
Gina Giles
The Angela Murdoch '10 Award for Innovation in Photography and Digital Arts for the Senior Show
Eugenia Shyokina
Missing Elements Awardium of Excellence
Beatrice Baumann

Diane Sheehan Award for Excellence in Textile Design 
Linda Rishel
Kathryn Welsh Memorial Award in Textile Design
Kathleen Callahan
Deborah Warner Excellence in Textiles Award
Rachel Luthy
Surface Print Source Award in Textile Design
Sarah Mullan

The Plastic Club Membership Award
Courtney Coolbaugh
Jennifer Robey
Lilly Schultz Award in Fine Arts 2D
Laura Bergrud - first prize
Shannon Toale - second prize
Jennifer Robey - honorable mention
Linda Storione - honorable mention
Blick Art Materials for Excellence in Fine Arts
Danielle Finger
Women’s Caucus for the Arts Award
Pamella Reimers
Diana and Clarence Stern Award for Excellence in 3-Dimensional Fine Arts
Laurel Patterson
Kelly McGovern - honorable mention
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Artists Membership Award in Fine Arts -Mallory Lawson
Philadelphia Sculptors Membership Award
Brittany Enright
Brittany Brennan
International Sculpture Center Membership Award
Kelly McGovern
Locks Career Center Career Initiative Award
Brittany Brennan
Tom Judd Innovative Painting Award
Natalie Negron
Award for Excellence in Fine Arts
Lauren Bergrud
Fractured Atlas-Lifetime Membership Award
Laurel Patterson

Advertising Specialty Institute Award for Excellence in Applied Illustration
Ashley Miles
Blick Art Materials for Excellence in Illustration
Tessa Guze
Brandywine Conservancy and Brandywine River Museum Membership Award in Narrative Illustration
Alicia Padron
Philadelphia Sketch Club
Sara Lenton
Department Award for Service to the Illustration Major
Alison Berry
Philadelphia Water Color Society
Emily Mineo
Fred Acker Achievement Award in Graphic Design
Victoria May
Lauren Ketcham
Blick Art Materials Excellence in Graphic Design
Jo Moller
Wurz Sign Systems LLC Award for Excellence in Graphic Design
Kate Ricci
Department Award for Service to the Graphic Design Major
Jamie Blank
The Graphic Design Faculty Award
Christine Quiampang Award in Graphic Design
Alissa Straube
Sentry Art Advisory Services Award for Excellence in Interior Design
Olga Pasternak
CR Design Interior Design Rising Star Award
Caitlin Kinner
Department Award for Service to the Interior Design Major
Shannon Hampton
Award for Excellence in Interior Design
Faezeh Faezipoor
                           Award in Interior Design
Julie DiPinto
Patricia Pennell Memorial Award for Design Excellence
Shannon Hampton
Hiu Ying Hilary Wong
Locks Career Center Career Initiative Award
Michelle Del Valle, Interior Design

Art History Prize
Rachel Luthy
Jackie Maloney
Art History Honorable Mention
Katherine Bentley

Curatorial Studies Prize
Brianna Barton
Monika Kuder - honorable mention
Locks Career Center Career Initiative Award
Alexa Tubbs, Curatorial Studies
Art Education Award in Honor of Lucile Geiser
Tina Matczak
Excellence in Art Education Award
Melanie Pawlowski

Elsie R. Knaus Faculty Choice Award for Fashion Illustration
Cathleen Beer
Fourth Floor Award for a Fashion Design Major with Textile Design Minor
Devin Pauley
Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launched in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit
Published on May 3rd, 2011