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Prizes & Opportunities

Studio art student
 

Awards

Students compete for the following prizes by submitting application materials. Prize winners are announced at the Ivy Day Awards Convocation in May. Submission deadlines for individual prizes are posted early in the spring semester.

2016–17 Recipient: Michaela Stamm '17
2015-16 Recipient: Ika Chang ’16

Megan Hart Jones Studio Art Prize, established in 1987 by family and friends in memory of Megan Hart Jones ’88. The award is made annually to an undergraduate for a judged work in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, graphic arts or architecture.

How to apply: Deadline will be announced in 2018.

2016–17 Recipients: Saraphina Master '17
2015-16 Recipients: Isabella Galdone ’16 and SallyAnn Garvey-Lumumba ’16

The Phyllis Williams Lehmann Travel Award, established in 1979 by friends and former students of Professor Lehmann. The prize is to be awarded to a senior (or seniors) majoring in the history of art, with preference given to students interested in pursuing the study of art history, especially classical art, at the graduate level.

How to apply: Deadline will be announced in 2018.

2016-17 Recipient: Sasha Kolomatsky '18
2015-16 Recipient: Janell Lin '16

The Elizabeth Killian Roberts Prize, established in 1990 by family and friends in memory of Elizabeth Killian Roberts ’45. The award is made to an undergraduate for the best drawing as judged by the art department.

How to apply: Deadline will be announced in 2018.

2016-17 Recipient: Tessa Goldsher '17,  "The History of Italian Eighteenth-Century Painted Souvenir Fans in Three Parts"
2015-16 Recipient: Adela Goldsmith ’19, "The Artist's Hand and Photography as Handmaiden: Chuck Close and Traditional Photographic Methods"

The Enid Silver Winslow ’54 Prize in Art History, awarded annually for the best student paper written in an art history course taught at Smith.

How to apply: Deadline will be announced in 2018.


Internships

Smith student leading a class with young children in the Smith College Art Museum
 

2016-17 Recipients: Amanda Bolin '18 and Zoë Dong '18
2015-16 Recipients: Ana Drinovan ’17 and Kelli Cheung ’17

The Toledo Museum of Art and Smith College offer a summer internship for qualified Smith students interested in exploring a career in art museums. The Alice Williams Carson (Smith '34) Endowed Internship for this year will be a curatorial internship dedicated to one major project. This is a fabulous opportunity to work with an outstanding museum collection and an exemplary organization.

How to apply: Deadline will be announced in 2018.

2017-17 Recipient: Julia Sabbagh ’19
2015-16 Recipient: Fiona Twiford ’18

The Elizabeth Schroder Hoxie '69 Memorial fund can help provide financial support for art students undertaking an internship.

How to apply: Deadline will be announced in 2018.


Student Opportunities

Students walking
 

Studio Assistantship/Work Study/Skill-Building Opportunities

Printmaking

Architecture Competitions

Artist Residencies