Congratulations 2024 Student Winners

Congratulations to all the outstanding student printmakers who made an application to the Los Angeles Printmaking Society Foundation’s Student Printmaking Grants! Five students were chosen from seventeen applicants who applied for the yearly grants provided by the LAPS Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to accept donations and raise funds for the express purpose of providing scholarships and awards for aspiring printmaking students enrolled in a program of Printmaking study at a college or university.
We are all very proud of the student award winners as well as all of the applicants who took the time to present their prints for jurying. We wish all of them every success in their future years of Printmaking and careers. Student awardees automatically become student members of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society with all of its privileges and opportunities.
Elizabeth Benedict of CSULB knocked 'em out with her awesome print
Jennifer Jeon of Mt. SAC shows off her acclaimed artwork
Riverside City College's own Morgan Hyatt, brought this stunning print to the table and walked off with first place
Ernesto Vazquez from CSULB turned heads with this award winner

Morgan Hyatt, Riverside City College, Sophomore, 1st Place $1,000 Barbara Frankel Award for Student Excellence in Printmaking, 

Kat Barsukova, CA State University Long Beach, Junior, 1st Place $1,000 CA Arts & Cultural Relief Grant, partial

Ernesto Vazquez, CA State University Long Beach, Junior, 2nd Place $750

Elizabeth Benedict, CA State University Long Beach, Junior, 3rd Place $250

Jennifer Jeon, Mt. San Antonio College, Senior, 3rd Place $250

Kat Barsukova earned the blue ribbon with this first-prize print