Tom Nakashima, the Morris Eminent Scholar in Art since 2002, has been named one of the 2004 recipients of the Joan Mitchell Award for Painters and Sculptors. One of the top national honors for visual arts, the award comes with a $20,000 grant for the advancement of his work.
Mr. Nakashima, a native of Seattle, has been recognized throughout the world for his powerful paintings, often done in bright, royal colors. Beginning Thursday, January 20, some of his most recent work will be on display in the Fine Arts Gallery. An opening reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
The Painters and Sculptors Grant Program was established in 1993 to assist developing artists. The grants are given by the Joan Mitchell Foundation in recognition of artistic quality and financial need. The Foundation was established to assist in the needs of contemporary artists and to demonstrate that painting and sculpture are significant cultural necessities.
Other News: Graduation | Early College | PRISM Grant | MLK Program | Lyceum | Film Series | Winter Gathering of Writers | Nakashima Receives Award | Radio Programs | Pipeline Upgrade | Physical Plant Employee of the Year | Physical Plant Employee of the Quarter | Campus Notables | Photographic Review 1 | 2 | 3 | Faculty Spotlight | Staff Spotlight | Calendar | Birthdays | Quiz | Table of Contents
A member of the University System of Georgia
Augusta State University 2500 Walton Way Augusta, Georgia 30904 - 2200
Last Modified: December 23, 2004 by K. Smith
Send comments about this website to firstname.lastname@example.org.