Hipstamatic Entrepreneurship Award

The Hipstamatic Entrepreneurship Award was established by UWSP Graphic Design alumni and entrepreneurs, Lucas Buick and Ryan Dorshorst. This $5,000 award is given to an aspiring student from UWSP in pursuit of entrepreneurial ventures. Students graduating in December and Spring are eligible to apply for this award.

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.)

  • Arlen and Florence West Scholarship 
    (rotates among departments within the college)
  • Arts Bash Scholarships
  • BFA Review Scholarships
  • COFAC Dedication Scholarships
  • Dan Favor Memorial Unconventional Art Scholarship
  • Delta Dental of Wisconsin Art Scholarship
  • Herbert H. Sandmann Arts Scholarship
  • Edna Carlsten Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Weber Rice Memorial Scholarship
  • Festival of the Arts Scholarships
  • International Programs Scholarship
  • Leadership and Service Scholarship
  • Monoprint Scholarships
  • Nancy Bahling Scholarship
  • Pineries Bank Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Sentry Insurance Student Sculptor Scholarship
  • Sentry Insurance Scholarship

Art & Design Awards 

Students are invited annually to submit work to be included in the Edna Carlsten Art Gallery Student Juried Exhibition. The jurying process and selection of awards is handled by a guest juror. Listed below are some of the awards available to students. (The awards vary from year to year.)

  • Arts Bash Award / Best of Show
  • David Smith Award for Art Excellence
  • Excellence Award in Foundation Level Work (multiple awarded)
  • Glass Sculpture Award
  • J. Pierson Photography Memorial Award
  • Nancy J. Sanford Memorial
  • Okray Family Fund Award for the Visual Arts
  • Richard C. Schneider Annual Ceramics Award
  • SCULPT Award for Excellence in 3D Work
  • Wayne Halverson Art Award
  • William H. Black Award for 4D Work
  • William J. Hanford Memorial Award