The Laya and Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Awards are presented annually to up to four students (undergraduate or graduate), living groups, organizations or activities for outstanding achievement in and contributions to the arts at MIT. An endowment fund provides a $2,000 award to each recipient.
Established by the Council for the Arts at MIT in 1979, these awards honor past MIT President Jerome B. Wiesner and Laya Wiesner for their commitment to the arts at MIT.
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Allan and Danny Gelman ’20, Computer Science and Comparative Media Studies
Talia Khan ’20, Materials Science and Engineering and Music
Margaret Kosten ’20, Mechanical Engineering and Theater
Olivia Yao ’20, Mechanical Engineering
Read an article about the 2020 Wiesner Student Art Award recipients.
Jacob Gunter ’17, Course 21E (Humanities and Engineering)
Nathan Gutierrez ’17, Course 6 (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
Rachel Osmundsen ’17, Course 3 (Materials Science and Engineering)
Hallie Voulgaris ’17, Course 18 (Mathematics)
Read more about the 2017 Wiesner Student Art Award recipients.
Angel Chia Ling Chen G, Course 4 (Art, Culture and Technology)
Samantha Fomon ’16, Course 8 (Physics)
Samantha Harper ’16, Courses 1 and 21M (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Theater Arts)
Read more about the 2016 Student Art Award winners, including the Wiesner Student Art Award recipients.
A list of past recipients of the Laya and Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Awards, 2015-1980.
Includes recipient name, award area, and course.