Eric Heying

April 18, 2012

Eric Heying, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics candidate in the Arizona State Univerity School of Art was named a 2012 Windgate Fellow. Heying was one of 10 selected among a field of 114 applicants for this prestigious award. The selection process presents a rare opportunity to survey the best and brightest emerging artists in their craft. Applicants were scored on their proposals, face-to-face meetings with the selection committee, and online evaluations to vie for each $15,000 prize.

"The Windgate Fellowship is an extremely competitive award selected from a pool of top students nominated by faculty from 75 post-secondary schools who offer craft arts in their curricula. The selection of Eric is a testament to his talent and the important teaching and mentoring and peer-to-peer learning taking place in the Herberger Institute School of Art," said ASU School of Art Professor and Director Adriene Jenik. Download Full Image

Evan Pomerantz

April 18, 2012

Evan Pomerantz, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics candidate in the Arizona State University School of Art, was awarded the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts' first-place award for Student Excellence at the undergraduate level.

Pomerantz's piece, titled "Mandala," was selected from among 593 pieces submitted for the Third Annual NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, "On The Edge," held in Seattle in March 2012. Download Full Image