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Recent Alumni Students $30
Contributor $60
Couple $100
Sponsor $250
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Friends of Art

College of Arts and Sciences

Case Western Reserve University

10900 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7068

Friends of Art awards undergraduate students with two prizes each academic year. One award is given for distinction in the field of art history and the other is awarded for outstanding contributions to the arts community. These awards are presented at the annual CWRU Academic Awards Assembly for Graduating Seniors in May.

Previous winners include:

Morgan Elizabeth McCommon, Distinction in the Field of Art History
Sarah Julianna Lavin, Contributions to the Arts Community

Emily C. Belina, Distinction in the Field of Art History
DavidPatrick Ryan, Contributions to the Arts Community


Social Media Crowdfunding Campaign for the Friends of Art

Thanks to our generous art community, the first social media campaign for the Friends of Art was a success. The funds raised from this campaign will support the 45 th Annual Cleveland Symposium. Graduate students Rebecca Woodruff, Reed O’Mara, Angelica Verduci, and Jacob Emmett led the 10-day campaign and surpassed their goals with a total of 43 donors and $3,210. The details of the campaign, including a video made by the students and a list of donors, can be found by clicking here.

Edward J. Olszewski Art History Endowment Fund

Funded through the efforts of Friends of Arts, the Olszewski Endowment was established in 2010 to provide support for graduate student travel,  who are selected at the discretion of the Department of Art History and Art faculty.

Gifts can be made to The Fund via the giving link shown above and then under Selected Designations make a payment under Other and specify below that it’s for the Edward J. Olszewski Endowment fund.

The following students have been recipients of awards over the past eight years.

Dana Cowan Indra Lacis
Jacob Emmett Christina Larson
Katherine Flach Tom Mattis
Erin Hein Lauryn Smith
Gilbert Jones James Wehn
Lauren Lovings-Gomez