First Prize, Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts

M. Everett Lawson

“This year’s $5000 first place Schnitzer Prize was awarded to Matthew Everett Lawson, a graduate student in the Art, Culture and Technology (ACT) program, for a wide-ranging body of work including such constructs as The Chair, a one-man helicopter made from found materials beneath the Stata Center; Glitch, a transcranial magnetic stimulator built from broken electronics, monitors and lab equipment; and Steel and Silk, a steel cage with suspended plexiglass plane, hammers, silk parachute cord, steel goggles, leather and rivets.”

© 2020 M. Everett Lawson.