Outstanding Student Awards 2022, Part 2 (of 4)
July 15, 2022
The winners of SDA’s Outstanding Student Awards were recently announced for the students who have demonstrated excellence in fiber arts. The work of these artists embodied inventive and innovative use of technique, materials and concepts in fiber art, and will be spotlighted over the next three weeks. Check out last week’s OSA Spotlight: Part 1. Congratulations to all 41 awardees.
Sadaf Naeem (she/her), Knotted Body, 2021. Woven, knotted, mesh wire, cotton thread, dimensions vary. Photo by the artist. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Graduate. sadafnaeem.com | @sadafrmnaeem
Maggie Adams (she/they), I Won’t Remember. Do You Remember, Can You?, 2021. Tapestry of 8mm film, linen, fishing line, steel pipe, projected home videos, 48 x 36 inches. Photo by the artist. Truman State University, Undergraduate. @maddamms
Lauren Romedy (she/her), Defilement, 2022. Crocheted yarn, wool filling, 12 x 5.5 x 4.5 inches. Photo by the artist. Appalachian State University, Undergraduate. @motelgremlin
Anna Vescovi (she/her), Chrysalis Garment, 2022. Joined laser cut acrylic, silver jump-rings, 16 x 16 x 52 inches. Photo: Aspen Forman. Savannah College of Art and Design, Undergraduate. annavescovidesign.com | @reflectonreflection
Leah Defoort (she/her), Gather, 2022. Screenprinted natural dyes on silk satin organza, 49 x 79 inches. Photo by the artist. Sheridan College, Undergraduate. @lendtextiles
Lauren Allen (she/her), Tenere, 2022. Crocheted yarn, cord, thread, photographs, 24 x 60 inches. Photo by the artist. University of North Texas, Graduate. @leallen_art
Nora McGinnis (she/her), Spinning History, 2021. Wool fleece, rubber, spindle, installation, 50 x 60 inches. Photo by the artist. Indiana University, Graduate. noramcginnis.com | @noramcginnisart
Thanaporn Rujirawanichtep (she/her), The garden of in-between, 2022. Free-motion quilted, threads. Photo: Genevieve Kerr. Savannah College of Art and Design, Graduate. ployh.com | @ployh.studio
Anna Stuffelbeam (she/her), Ripples, 2022. Woven cotton, natural indigo dyed, 10 x 12 inches. Photo by the artist. North Carolina State University, Undergraduate. medicinalthreads.com | @annajstuff
Laurel Rennie (she/her), Crabapple Cathedral, 2021. Quilted, hand-dyed cotton and velvet, found fabrics, reactive dye printed cotton, batting, acrylic ink, wood supports, 65 x 78 inches. Photo: Paul Litherland. Concordia University, Graduate. laurel-rennie.com | @laurelhrennie
For more information check out the Grants & Outstanding Student Awards page.