Hipstamatic Entrepreneurship Award

The Hipstamatic Entrepreneurship Award, established by Lucas Buick and Ryan Dorshorst, UWSP Alumni and Entrepreneurs, assists graduating students from the UWSP Department of Art & Design in their pursuit of entrepreneurial ventures. Students graduating in December and Spring are eligible to apply for this $5,000 award.

Art & Design Awards 

Each fall students are invited to submit work to be included in the Edna Carlsten Art Gallery Student Juried Exhibition. Work and awards for this exhibition are selected by a guest juror.  Listed below are some of the awards available to students. (The awards vary from year to year.) 

  • Best of Show Arts Bash Award
  • David Smith Award for Art Excellence
  • J. Pierson Photography Memorial Award
  • Okray Family Fund Award for the Visual Arts
  • Nancy J. Sanford Memorial
  • Richard C. Schneider Annual Ceramics Award
  • SCULPT Award for Excellence in 3D Work
  • SCULPT Award for Excellence in 3D Work
  • Wayne Halverson Art Award
  • Glass Sculpture Award
  • William J. Hanford Memorial
  • Herbert H. Sandmann Arts Scholarship
  • Excellence Award in Foundation Level Work (multiple awarded)

Scholarships

The department typically gives over $10,000 worth of scholarships during the spring semester of the school year. Listed below are some of the scholarships available to students. (The number of scholarships in each category vary from year to year.)

BFA - 2D Scholarships

Arts Bash Scholarship
Delta Dental of Wisconsin Art Scholarship
COFAC Dedication Scholarship
Festival of the Arts Scholarhship
Monoprint Scholarship

BFA - 3D Scholarships

Arts Bash Scholarship
Sentry Insurance Student Sculptor Scholarship
Pineries Bank Fine Arts Scholarship

BFA - Graphic Design Scholarships

Arts Bash Scholarship
Sentry Insurance Scholarship
Festival of the Arts Scholarship
Enda Charlsten Scholarship
Nancy Bahling Scholarship

BA - Art History Scholarships

Arts Bash Scholarship(s)

BA Studio Scholarships

Elizabeth Weber Rice Memorial Scholarship
Arts Bash Scholarship
Dan Favor Memorial Unconventional Art Scholarship

Leadership and Service Scholarship

International Programs Scholarship

BFA Review Scholarships

Arlen and Florence West Scholarship (rotates among departments within the college)

Festival of the Arts Scholarship (rotates among departments within the college.)