2016 Awards

The 2016 EVA's

(L-R) Elmi Ventura Mata (Cleveland Institute of Art) Grand Award Winner with Todd Jones

On Tuesday April 26th at Otterbein University, the AICUO Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts announced the 2016 Grand Award Winner. Elmi Ventura Mata, from Cleveland Institute of Art took home the Grand Award last night as well as the prize of $2,500! One of his works will also be purchased by the AICUO to be hung for a year in the governors office before staying at the AICUO office.

Claire Harvey (Cedarville University) People's Choice Winner standing next to her winning piece, Puzzle Pieces
Cedarville University artist, Claire Harvey was awarded with the People's Choice Award as well. She received the most votes on our public on-line voting portion of the competition.