Reception for the Schnitzer Prize Exhibition 2019

Guillermo Bernal

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.

Exhibiting artists:

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

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