Awards

Janice M. Gould

Award Winners

2019 - 2016

2019

Skylerann Gorgonio-Wong,  “Lucky Hawaiians”


2018

NO COMPETITION/CEREMONY


2017

Rachel Heckler, "Modern Colonization of the Native American Body through Invisible Sexuality in Pop Culture”


2016

Benjamin Graf, “Two Whistles”


Cesar E. Chavez

Award Winners

2019 - 2005

2019

Lindsey Dierenfield, “What Were You Wearing? An Analysis of Sexual Assault and Toxic Masculinity”


2018

NO COMPETITION OR CEREMONY 2018


2017

CESAR AWARD WINNERS 2017 NONE


2016

Christina Cooke, “Honey, We Always Knew You Were Gay”

Elizabeth Schifferdecker, “The Pugilist and the Boxing Gym”


2015

Emilee Shindel, “Ministers of Reconciliation”


2014

Susan Brady, “Depression and Suicide: An Underrepresented and Interconnected Mental Health Concern Amid Native American Populations”


2013

Rose Kotoff, “Perception and Action: How Embodiment Can Lead to Tragedy”

Shelby Shively, “Domestic Violence in Native American Communities”


2012

Ismael Andrade, Jr.,  “The Effects of Depriving, Hyper Criminalizing, and Being Uninvolved with Latin Youth”

Brett Gray, “Life is a Drag: The Personal Reflections of an Aspiring Drag Queen”


2011

Brandi Ballard & Elise Samuelson, “Revisioning Cultural Memory: The Legacy of Lynching in the United States”


2010

Marcus Espinosa, “Sins of our Fathers: The Effects of NAGPRA on Anthropology and Native American Relations”


2009

Crystal Rizzo, “Ethnic Identity Formation in Transracial Adoptees”

Jessie Carlson, “To Make America Safe for Democracy”


2008

Kevin Johnson, “A Critical Passing: On the Fiction of Mrs. Parker”

Sarah Cyr, “Rosa Parks: Not an Accidental Activist”

Vanessa Wall, “A Multicultural Approach to Psychological Teaching and Practice in the United States”


2007

NO CESAR AWARD WINNERS 2007


2006

Brittney Lacy, “Gender and Sexuality: A Look at the Sexuality Among Partners of Transgender Individuals”


2005

Amy McDowell, Essay, “The Deep South” (a hypothetical group exhibition)

Nicole Vallance, Essay, “Youth Gender Biases in Gender Dominated Occupations”


Rosa Parks

Award Winners

2019 - 2002

2019

Kaylan Hardin, “In Vision”

Kendall Johnson, “Black is Normal”


2018

COMPETITION AND CEREMONY NOT HELD 2018


2017

Alexandra Horton, “We Still Have a Dream”

Ana Karina Manta, “Invisible Handprints”

Kimberly Miller, “Consumption vs Breaking Bread”


2016

Tayla Kelly, “Rosa Parks You Have Failed”

James Manda, “A Groovy Take on Diversity in My Adversity


2015

Heather Gutekunst, “Without Life”

Robert Bowen, “Lather Rinse Repeat”


2014

Joshua W. Higgins,  “Privilege and Poetry”

Megan Seabron, “Through the Looking Glass”


2013

Kaelyn Tischer, “The Roommate”


2012

Catherine Jensen, “Queer Girl Dreams: An Exploration of Identity”

Perri Rothweiler, “Transcendence of Memory”


2011

Miguel Huerta, “Injustices Through My Eyes

Jamie Jaramillo, “Underwear Aisle”

Elise Samuelson, “Geography”


2010

Brandi Ballard, “Patriarchus”

Leigh Gathings, “Sunrise of Hope”


2009

Rosa Award Winners, None.


2008

Melissa Nugin, “A Way with Words”

Cheri Soulia, “Light of Diversity”


2007

NO ROSA AWARD WINNERS 2007


2006

Elizabeth Chapman, “Reclaiming My Wounded Soul”


2005

Kimberly Aronstam, Video, “Rainbow”

Rocio & Rosaura Padilla, Photographs and essay, “Crossing the Border in Search of a Better Future”


2004

Amy McDowell, Essay, “Jane Addams: Going Beyond the Block”

Laura Stanton, Essay, “Has the Glass Ceiling Been Broken? The Issue of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace”

Nancy Wells-Georgia, Video, “What Should I Say?”

Suzanne Luff, Essay, “The Civil Rights Movement of the 21st Century Has Been Redefined to Include Persons With Disabilities”


2003

Samantha Marie Roberts Christiansen,  Musical Performance, “Avocado Seeds”

Abigail C. Funk, Research Essay, “Jury Selection and Racial Discrimination”

Cynthia Parr, Videotape, “Women and the Search for Voice” “Las Mujeres y el Descubrimiento para la Voz”

Sarah-Rosanne Schmidt, Musical Performance, “The Negro Spiritual”


2002

Amirah Graydon, Essay, “Memoirs of Me...The Cultural Anomaly”

Ella Reid, Poem, “One Voice Among Millions” 

Naomi Wager, Visual Model, “Moving on Perspective”