Winners of the 2019 Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts represent four outstanding student portfolios. Each of these artists contributes to a vital art ecosystem that animates MIT’s culture.
Established in 1996, the Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize is awarded each year to current MIT undergraduate and graduate students for excellence in a body of work. Students submit their artistic portfolios for consideration. The first place winner receives $5,000, second place $3,000, third place $2,000, and honorable mention $1,000. Their work is presented in an exhibition in the Wiesner Student Art Gallery in June.
This event is free and open to the public.
First Prize: Guillermo Bernal, Second Year Graduate Student, Media Lab (Fluid Interfaces Group)
Second Prize: Erin Genia, Second Year Graduate Student in Art, Culture, and Technology (ACT)
Third Prize: Emily Toomey, Fourth Year Graduate Student in Electrical Engineering
Honorable Mention: Dipo Doherty, First Year Graduate Student, The Integrated Design and Management Program