2018 UWSP Fine Art Awards

WIth the help of local business sponsors the FoA Council was able to raise money for six $500 awards given to UWSP fine art students who excel in music, theater, dance, graphic design and studio art. In 1980's the Festival started a scholarship program to encourage young artists at UWSP and continues that commitment into 2018.

2-D Studio Art 2018 UWSP Festival Art Award winner   Thomas Moberg

sponsord by The Boldt Company

3-D Studio Art2018 UWSP Festival Art Award winner Lauren Mueller

sponsored by Aspirus

Dance2018 Festival Art Award winner Destiny Walker

sponsored by Investors Community Bank

Graphic Design 2018 UWSP Festival Art Award winner Taylor McCumber

sponsored by Sentry

Music 2018 UWSP Festival Art Award winner Valerie Evans

sponsored by Cellcom

Theater 2018 UWSP Festival Art Award winner  Liz Ehrler

sponsored by Simplicity Credit Union

2017 Festival Art Award Winner

Timothy Zeszutek, Nominerdene Erdenebileg, Alexander Ferkey, Sarah Rosenquist

2017 UWSP Festival Fine Art Awards

The FOA Council raises money to award five UWSP Fine Art Students with a $500 Festival Fine Art Award.

 Timothy Zeszutek- Studio- sponsored by 2016 Silent Auction Artists
Nominerdene Erdenebileg -Graphic Design- sponsored by Investors Community Bank
Sarah Rosenquist-Dance/Theatre- sponsored by Sentry Insurance
Alexander Ferkey-Music- sponsored by Aspirus
Ivy Boudreau-Arts Management Intern- sponsored by 2016 Silent Auction Artists

2016 UWSP Fine Art Awards

Brooke Newman- Studio - sponsored by the Silent Auction Artists 

Peichuan "Jacob" Ji- Graphic Design - sponsored by Aspirus  


Natalie Trumm- Music - sponsored by Investors Community Bank


Madeline Schultz-Dance- sponsored by Delta Dental 

2015 Art Education Award winners

Alyssa Vallin, BFA-Graphic Design (sponsored  North Wind Renewable Energy)

Brooke Newman, BFA-2D (sponsored by the UWSP- College of Fine Arts Alumni)

Marie Von Rueden, Music (Aspirus)

Courtney Holly, BFA-Acting (sponsored by Gimme Shelter Construction & Alchemy Concrete)

To become a Sponsor for a UWSP Student Scholarship please contact Jessie Fritsch at jessie@jessiefritsch.com for information about your fully tax deductible gift.

"Thank you for providing the Festival of the Arts Scholarship. I can't explain how much I appreciate your suppport in my education. It woudn't be possible without your help and for that I am truly grateful. Your generosity is overwhelming and I'm excited to push myself and see what I can accomplish in the upcoming years of studying violin" -Marie Von Rueden-