The Riley Prize was established by Radwan and Allan Riley to be awarded by the Department of Art, Art History and Design in recognition of a distinguished essay in art history or art criticism written by a Notre Dame Student. The award winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000.
Luis Sosa Manubes '23 makes clay sculptures. This is a simple description of his art, which has come to represent so much of who he is during his years at Notre Dame.
Sienna Wilson ’22 says she and photography were always “meant to be.” The Kentucky native has had a camera in her hand since she was two years-old and took pictures whenever she could growing up. When she was little, she was fascinated by the images on the screen of the family’s digital camera and this fascination has only grown. Taking pictures as a matter of course became natural as her family traveled a lot, and she began capturing the interesting places they went.