Art & Design Alumni HighlightsArt & Design Alumni Highlights Alumna Yanique Norman (B.F.A. ’14) is named a 2020 Artadia Award winner. Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Chief Curator Wassan Al-Khudhairi (B.A. 03) Receives Major National Recognition Dwell Names Aleisha Ellis on its list of Dwell 24: Designers Who Need to Be on Your Radar Right Now Alumnus Davion Alsont (B.F.A. ’16) featured in the AJC and named a MOCA GA 2020 Working Artist Project Fellow. Film Short “Over the Bent World” by Alumnus Micah (M.F.A. ’09) and Whitney Stansell for Flux Projects Alumna Emma Quintana (B.F.A. ’10) makes face shields for health care workers with materials from the digital fabrication lab. Seven alumni are featured in the Temporary Art Center “Project” exhibition. Alumna Sonya Young James wins 2019 Artadia Award (Atlanta). Alumna Namwon Choi (M.F.A. ’14) reviewed in the Washington Post for a show at Korean Cultural Center in Wash. D.C. Paul Stephen Benjamin (M.F.A. ’13) wins the 2019 Hudgens Prize Alumnus Jamele Wright (B.A.’16) solo exhibition at September Grey Gallery and interviewed by ArtsATL. High Musuem of Art includes two alumni, Jessica Caldas (M.F.A.19) and Wihro Kim (B.A.’15) in the group exhibition, “Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn from Atlanta” Seven alumni are featured in the Temporary Art Center “Project” exhibition. Alumna Sonya Young James wins 2019 Artadia Award (Atlanta). Art Papers reviews alumna Krista Clark for her MOCA GA “Krista Clark: Baseline of Appraisal” solo exhibition. Paul Stephen Benjamin (M.F.A. ’13) wins the 2019 Hudgens Prize Alumnus Jamele Wright (B.A.’16) solo exhibition at September Grey Gallery and interviewed by ArtsATL. High Musuem of Art includes two alumni, Jessica Caldas (M.F.A.19) and Wihro Kim (B.A.’15) in the group exhibition, “Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn from Atlanta” Paul Stephen Benjamin (M.F.A. ’13) wins the 2018 Southern Prize and featured in a solo exhibition, “Pure, Very, New” in New York at Marianne Boesky Gallery. Curtis Ames (M.F.A. ’14) Wins Forward Arts Foundation’s 2017/2018 Emerging Artist Award. Shanequa Gay (M.F.A. ’19) is featured the Hammond House and interview on WABE and ArtsATL. Susan Crawley (M.A. ’04) curates exhibition at Columbus Museum of Art (OH). Alumna Corrina Sephora (M.F.A. ’05) sculpture is among the of 10 winning sculptures — narrowed from 117 — in the fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Alumna Michele Schuff (M.F.A. ’00) solo exhibition “On the Edge of Forever” at Sandler Hudson Gallery Burnaway reviews photographer Candice Greathouse (M.F.A. ’12) “Ain’t No Party” exhibition. Sports artist Steven Lester (B.A. Visual Arts ‘75) debuts “Heart of a Champion” at the Cherokee Arts Center ArtsATL visits with Wihro Kim (B.F.A. ’15) at his studio. ArtsATL Profiles Photography Alumnus Davion Alson (B.F.A. ’16) Arts Ecologist Susannah Darrow (M.A.’13) Feature in GSU Magazine. Master sculptor Martin Dawe (B.V.A. ’80) drew upon nearly 40 years of experience to create Georgia’s definitive statue of Martin Luther King Jr. ArtsATL reviews Paul Stephen Benjamin (M.F.A. ’13) MOCAGA WAP Exhibition Andrew Boatright (M.F.A. ’13) Wins Forward Arts Foundation Award M.F.A. Alumni Paul Stephen Benjamin (M.F.A. ’13) and Krista Clark (M.F.A. ’16) make the list of 19 emerging artists for the “Fictions” show at the Studio Museum in Harlem Hudgens Prize winner Bethany Collins (M.F.A. ’12) featured in Art Forum. Joan Mitchell Grant Recipient Tori Tinsley (M.F.A. ’16) is named a finalist for the 2017 Artadia Atlanta Award Photographer and Filmmaker Sheila Pree Bright (M.F.A. ’03) #1060Now featured in Whitewall Magazine Brian Egan (B.F.A. ’12) is bringing new life to the city’s core. Wassan Al-Khudhairi (B.A. ’03) Named New Chief Curator of Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis Micah Stansell (M.F.A. ’09) receives a 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award “Riding the Wave” Eric Elliot (B.F.A. ’03) channeled his love of surfing into building the Southeast’s largest board sport retailer. Visit the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design for more information about our programs, news, events and more.