The Sherry Welden Memorial Prize

In memory of Sherry Welden (1955-2015).

Sherry Welden completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Department of Visual Arts in 2010 where she specialized in photography.

She became the Manager of the visual arts store in 2011.

Over the years, she transformed the store and the excellence of her customer service is now legendary. She was a colleague, a friend, and a confidante to many of us.

She passed away on October 17, 2015, after a short illness.

Sherry, your presence will greatly be missed, along with your warm smile and your wonderful sense of humour.

PURPOSE OF FUND

Award a prize to a student registered in the third year of the Bachelor of Fine Arts whose specialty is photography.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with a protected/refugee status or an international student;
  2. be registered as a full-time or part-time student in the third year of the Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Department of Visual Arts of the University of Ottawa;
  3. specialize in photography; and
  4. demonstrate outstanding potential in the field of photography.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

No application is required, the prize is awarded at the end of the academic year. The candidates will be invited to display their pieces at an exhibit in the Fall.

 

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