Latent Emissions, Chakaia Booker
2021–2022 Snite Museum of Art Essay Prize Winners
First Place: Alyssa Miulli, "A Boy with Burdens: Analyzing Themes of Colonialism and Environmentalism in the Art of Yinka Shonibare"
Second Place: Samantha François, "A Maquette Made of Oil"
Previous winning essays:
First Place: Trinity Cha, "Meditation on Reclamation"
Second Place: Rory St. Hilaire, “Landscape with Factory: A Rare Critique of Belgian Industrialism”
Third Place: Kendra Lyimo, “Window to the Soul”
First Place: Alexis Kelly, "Composition (1923) at the Intersection of Painting and Photography"
Second Place: Sydney Heller, "In Regards to Rhetoric, Gun Violence Can Be Both Aesthetic and Atrocious"
Third Place: Hannah Harris, "Harvesting the Path to Freedom"
First Place: Angelica Ketcham, "Art and Passion: The Dark Side of Greatness"
Second Place: Molly DeLuca, The Madonna
Third Place: Elena Wernecke, Maquette for Tunnels
First Place: Patrick Hidalgo McCabe, "Wounds Left in the Earth"
Second Place: Olivia Barnard, "A Pomegranate: Fruit of Womb, Spirit of Life, Fruit of Virtue"
Third Place: Mary Killeen McCans, Nicole Miller in Repose
First Place: Fabiola Shipley, "Sex and Sin in the Image of God"
Second Place: Mita Ramani, "Finding Eternal Light in Ever-Changing Darkness"
Third Place: Kristin Ringhand, "Reflections on Vanitas II, Rhapsody, After P.C."
First Place: Francesca Patti, Jewel Joy Stevens, America's Little Yankee Miss
Second Place: Maria Pope, "Freedom and Circumference"
Third Place: Halpin Burke, Psyche Led to Love
First Place: Reilly Kohn, Figures on the Rocks at the Edge of the Sea, or The Coast at Etretat
Second Place: Soren Kyhl: The Ashbaugh Madonna
Third Place: John Sheehy, "Shining a Light on War"
First Place: Kevin Wilkins, "Muller's Play of Human Sorrow"
Second Place: Sienna Wdowik, "The Way We View Them: Physicality and Juxtaposition in Jaime Guerrero's Encarcelados"
Third Place: Maya Jain, "Nydia, The Blind Girl of Pompeii"
First Place: Maura Cotter, "Darkness and Light in Noël Coypel's The Resurrection of Christ"
Second Place: Kevin King, "Guarded Knowledge in the Medieval Era"
Third Place: Elena Gacek, "Pillars of Faith: Intellect and Imagination in the Catholic Tradition"