CFA faculty and alums awarded 2022 Utah Art Fellows

May 12 2022
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The Utah Division of Arts & Museums has announced twelve Utah artists in performing and visual arts that have been awarded $5,000 fellowships to recognize their individual artistic excellence and support their professional careers. 

Amongst the fellows are several valued members of our college community including: Penelope Caywood (Artistic Director of Youth Theatre at the U and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre), Carol Sogard (Professor in the Department of Art and Art History and MFA alumna), Kelsie Jepsen (Department of Theatre alumna), Jorge Rojas (Department of Art & Art History alumnus) and Camille Washington (Department of Art & Art History alumna). 

The fellowship provides unrestricted cash awards based on review by prominent arts professionals outside of Utah. This year, Allison Glenn, New York-based curator & writer, served as the visual arts juror. Kevin R. Free, a New York-based multidisciplinary artist who works as an actor, writer, director, and producer was this year’s performing arts fellowship juror.

Here is the full list of the 2022 Utah Art Fellows:

Penelope Caywood, Performing Arts Fellow 
Anna Evans, Visual Arts Fellow
Kelsie Jepsen, Performing Arts Fellow
Katherine Poleviyaoma, Visual Arts Fellow
Jorge Rojas, Visual Arts Fellow
Shenelle Salcido, Performing Arts Fellow
Mitsu Salmon, Performing Arts Fellow
Teresa Sanderson, Performing Arts Fellow
Carol Sogard, Visual Arts Fellow
Fazilat Soukhakain, Visual Arts Fellow
Kalani Tonga, Visual Arts Fellow
Camille Washington, Performing Arts Fellow