Medals for Art Excellence

Medals for Excellence in Art

The Department of Visual Arts takes great pride in each of the students that pass through our department. While we recognize that each of our students achieve so much in their short time at Marywood, we feel it is our duty to recognize those who excel far beyond what is required. To that end, we are proud to present the following Medals for Excellence in Art to students who have shown the very highest dedication to their fields upon graduating:

Undergraduate

Saint Luke's Medal for Excellence in Art 

  • Selected by Marywood faculty based primary on QPA
  • Overall level of quality of art work produced and professional presentation is considered for students who fall within 0.05 of each others QPA.

Anna & James Foley Medal for Excellence in Art Education
Awarded to a graduating student who has demonstrated academic excellence by maintaining a minimum QPA of 3.0 as a major in the field of Art Education. Said student must also have demonstrated artistic skills worthy of exhibit at the University. The Medal is established by Sister Ave Maria Foley in honor of her mother, father and brother.

  • Only those students exhibiting in the current year are eligible.
  • Selected by Marywood faculty based primary on QPA
  • Overall level of quality of art work produced and professional presentation is considered for students who fall within 0.05 of each others QPA.

Kappa Pi International Art Honor Fraternity (Zeta Omicrom Chapter)

  • Must be a chapter member in good standing to receive cords for graduation.

Graduate

Ella T. Ruane Medal for Excellence in Art

  • QPA Grade Point Average        
  • Written statement on Career Goal
  • Overall level of quality of art work produced and professional presentation of exhibit
  • For Studio Art (MFA) students only

Students must apply for the Ruane Medal during the Spring semester in the academic year in which they graduate.