A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.

2021/2022 James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship and Fred Endsley Memorial Fellowship Recipients

The Department of Photography is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021/2022 Fred Endsley Memorial Fellowships and the James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship. We thank all the applicants and faculty for their participation this year!


Endsley Memorial Fellowship Undergraduate Recipients


Kyle Dong

Jordan Keyes

Sophie Lopez

Yanqi Wang


The Endsley Memorial Fellowships in memory of former faculty member Fred Endsley, are awarded every year to graduating BFA candidates whose emphasis has been in the Photography Department. The awards are intended to facilitate the completion of a Fall or Spring BFA Thesis Exhibition.

2021/2022 Endsley Committee:
Marzena Abrahamik, Aimee Beaubien, Jonas Becker, Robert Clarke-Davis, Alan Labb, Jesse Meredith, Kate O’Neill, Claire Pentecost, Dawit L. Petros, Oliver Sann, Jan Tichy, Sonja Thomsen



Weinstein Memorial Fellowship Graduate Recipient


Olivia Ridge


The family and friends of James Weinstein established the James Weinstein Memorial Fund for Photographic Artists in 1994 at the School of the Art Institute.  The James Weinstein Memorial Fellowship is awarded to a second-year graduate student in the Department of Photography to aid MFA candidate with his/her/their thesis exhibition. 

2021/2022 Weinstein Committee:
Marzena Abrahamik, Aimee Beaubien, Jonas Becker, Alan Labb, Oliver Sann, Jan Tichy, Claire Pentecost, Dawit Petros, Sonja Thomsen