2018 Fay Jones Alumni Design Awards
Note: Our Fay Jones Alumni Design Awards ceremony has moved to a fall event.
Any architecture, landscape architecture or interior design graduate of the University
of Arkansas may submit projects for the 2018 Fay Jones Alumni Design Awards. An awards
ceremony will be held this fall on the U of A campus in Fayetteville. These projects
will be featured in our alumni magazine, on this website and through social media.
Submissions must be anonymous!
All design work is eligible for the alumni design awards competition — architecture, landscape architecture,
interior design, urban planning, historic preservation/adaptive reuse, industrial
design, furniture and product design, set design, etc. Work must have been designed
in 2013 or later.
- interior design
- landscape architecture
- regional and urban design
- historic preservation
- unbuilt projects
- visual studies (photography/drawing)
- product/furniture design
- virtual constructions
For each entry, you'll need to prepare a PowerPoint presentation completed according to our guidelines (download the 2018 submission PowerPoint template with guidelines). Next, upload your project PowerPoint files online at: https://fjsoa.wufoo.com/forms/2018-fay-jones-alumni-design-awards/. Please note that the project identification slide is to be saved as a separate PowerPoint
file, and it will not be seen by the judges.
Pay the fee of $50 per entry on the U of A's eCommerce site at: https://commerce.cashnet.com/UARKARDO?itemcode=ARDO-ALUMSUB.
The deadline has been extended! Entries must be submitted online no later than Aug. 22, 2018.
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2017 Fay Jones Alumni Design Award Winners
Designs for residential, educational, outdoor, commercial, medical, office, historic,
exhibition, recreational and public urban spaces were among 32 projects vying for
recognition in this year’s alumni design awards competition. Entries came from Fay
Jones School alumni practicing in cities around the state of Arkansas, as well as
in Missouri, California, Florida, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Texas, Tennessee,
Washington, D.C., South Carolina, North Carolina and Peru. A six-member jury chose five projects
for accolades – resulting in one Honor Award for Architecture, two Merit Awards for
Architecture, and Honorable Mentions for Architecture and Exhibition Design.
The alumni design awards were announced and presented Oct. 26, 2017, during the school’s
Alumni Dinner and Recognition Ceremony, held at the Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House
on the University of Arkansas campus.
Reese Rowland, Cindy Pruitt, David Porter and Josh Newton won an Honor Award for Architecture for Riggs CAT Headquarters, located in Little
Rock. Rowland (B.Arch. ’90), Pruitt (B.Arch. ’95), Porter (B.Arch. ’82) and Newton
(B.Arch. ’02) are all with Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects in Little Rock.
Chris Baribeau, Suzana Annable, Michael Pope and Philip Rusk won a Merit Award for Architecture for the Dogwoodtrot House in Fayetteville. Baribeau
(B.Arch. ’03), Annable (B.Arch. ’12), Pope (B.Arch. ’10) and Rusk (B.Arch. ’03) are
all with Modus Studio in Fayetteville.
Chris Baribeau, Josh Siebert, Jason Wright, Jody Verser and Suzana Annable won a Merit Award for Architecture for the University of Arkansas Art + Design District:
Sculpture Studio in Fayetteville. Baribeau (B.Arch. ’03), Siebert (B.Arch. ’02), Wright
(B.Arch. ’04), Verser (B.Arch. ’10) and Annable (B.Arch. ’12) are all with Modus Studio
Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos won an Honorable Mention for Architecture for House H in Lima, Peru. Zevallos (B.Arch.
’03) is with Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos in Peru.
Jonathan Boelkins and Laura Cochran won an Honorable Mention for Exhibition Design for The Iconic and the Everyday, in
Washington, D.C. Boelkins (B.Arch. ’04) and Cochran (B.Arch. ’16) are with Jonathan
Boelkins Architect of Fayetteville.
Marsha Maytum, founding principal of Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects in San Francisco, served as
jury chair for the design awards competition. Fellow jury members included two faculty
members of the Fay Jones School, Carl Matthews, department head and professor of interior design; and Phoebe Lickwar, associate professor of landscape architecture. Additional jury members were Bo Ebbrecht, program manager and project architect at Harrison French and Associates in Bentonville;
Trinity Simons, executive director of the Mayors’ Institute on City Design in Washington, D.C.;
and Martin Smith, principal of Ecological Design Group in Little Rock.
(Read more about these projects on Newswire.)