PAST EAA WINNERS

2017-18 Winner: Andrew Boatright
Finalists:  David Armistead, Wihro Kim, Julianne Trew, and Vanessa Brook Williams

2016-17 Winner: Kellie Romany
Finalists:  Chris Chambers, Travis Dodd, Rachel Garceau, and Nick Madden

2015-16 Winner: Kelly Kristin Jones
Finalists:  Dustin Chambers, Antonio Darden, Pastiche Lumumba, & Vanessa Brook Williams

2014-15 Winner: Amandine Drouet
Finalists: Jessica Caldas, Chris Chambers, Henry Detweiler, & Chantelle Rytter

2013-14 Winner: Morgan Alexander
Finalists: Brendan Danielsson, Rebecca Hanna, Chelsea Raflo, Nikki Starz

2012-13 Winner: Born
Finalists: Kevin Byrd, Andre Keichian, John Paul Floyd, Romy Maloon

2011-12 Winner: S. Patricia Patterson
Finalists: Margaret Fletcher, Born, Seana Reilly and Jessica Blinkhorn

2010-11 Winner: Lucha Rodriquez
Finalists: Meg Aubrey, Chung Fan Chang, Hope Hilton, Dorothy O’Connor

2010 Winner: Cosmo Whyte
Finalists: Morolake Odeleye, Whitney Stansell, Dayna Thacker & Whitney Wood

2009 Winner: Paul S. Benjamin
Finalists: Anita Arliss, Richard Russell, Ruth Stanford & Stan Woodard

2008 Winner: Ben Roosevelt
Finalists: Sarah Emerson, Tindel-Michi, Addison Will & Robert Witherspoon

2007 Winner: Santiago de Paoli
Finalists: Cara Averhart-Reese, Elizabeth Latta, K. Allyson Petty & Ben Wilson

2006 Winner: Ann-Marie Manker
Finalists: Jeremy Chance, Santiago De Paoli, Michi & Jon Rajkovich

2005 Winner: Grady Haugerud
Finalists: Dos Postenos, True Heart Collaborations, Victoria Martin-Gilly & Heather Stevens-Weese

2004 Winner: Matt Haffner
Finalists: Susan Cipcic, Will Eccleston, Travis Pack, & Jena Sibille

2003 Winner: Ruth Dusseault
Finalists: Jeff Conefrey, Sarah Hobbs, Deborah Kaszovitz & Sheila Swift

2002 Winner: David Isenhour
Finalists: Todd Carroll, Jeff Conefrey, Ruth Dusseault, Tae Earl & Scott Silvey

2001 Winner: Debra Elaine Johnson
Finalists: Lillian Blades, Woody Cornwell, David Isenhour & Peter Pachano

2000 Winner: Carl Joe Williams
Finalists: Candice Bennett, Daniel Hoover & Jill Larson

CURRENT WINNER: ANDREW BOATRIGHT

 Emerging Artist Award Winner 2017-18 Andrew Boatright

Andrew Boatright
Exhibit opens April 2018

Finalists: David Armistead, Wihro Kim, Julianne Trew, Vanessa Brook Williams


2016-17 WINNER: KELLIE ROMANY

 Emerging Artist Award Winner 2016-17 Kellie Romany

The Forward Arts Foundation is pleased to announce Kellie Romany as the winner of the 2016-17 Emerging Artist Award. Her work will be featured in spring of 2017 at the Swan Coach House Gallery. The finalists included in the exhibition are Chris Chambers, Travis Dodd, Rachel Garceau,  and Nick Madden.

This annual award, now in its eighteenth year, is presented to an emerging Atlanta artist — one who has had no major solo show and is not connected with a commercial gallery. The winning artist is selected by a panel who are active participants in the arts community and recognized as experts in their field. The award grants monetary

Support for the winning artist and also provides a venue for a solo exhibition at the Swan Coach House Gallery.