Augustana senior Wyatt Dickson (Sioux Falls) has been awarded the prestigious Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art, the highest award presented by the Augustana art department to student-artists who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in all their artistic endeavors throughout their Augustana careers.
The award, which was presented on Friday, April 27, during the opening reception for the 2018 Senior Art Show in the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery, is only bestowed occasionally and was last given to a graduating senior art major in 2014.
Dickson transferred to Augustana University in 2016.
Art department faculty said from the moment Dickson arrived, he became integral to the fabric of the department has been a model and mentor for other students.
“One of Wyatt’s outstanding qualities is his compassion,” said Painting Professor Tom Shields. “He has, on numerous occasions, volunteered to help other students and faculty in various capacities.”…
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