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CCA Grants: 25 Years

As a celebration of lives touched and creativity inspired for the creation and promotion of the arts from 1985-2010, the CCA has compiled a catalog history of all the artists, programs and departments who have received grants, entitled CCA GRANTS: 25 YEARS.

CornellPUBLICImage: Patrick Dougherty, 2009 Installation


In 2005, the Council for the Arts announced a new initiatve to advance its mission of advocating for collaborative and experimental art through grants and awards to students, faculty and staff. CORNELLPUBLIC, a series of four initiatives in public art and creative works, will provide a platform for visiting artists, faculty artists, alumni artists and student artists to engage in public work projects on campus (on-site), off campus (off-site), in specific venues in New York City, and in juried exhibitions of new works by emerging alumni artists.

James SienaImage: James Siena, 2009 Recipient

The Cornell Eissner Artist of the Year Award

THE EISSNER ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD was established in 1997 as an annual award to honor an alumna/us who has achieved national or international success in the arts and to recognize the artist's work by presenting it on the Cornell campus.

Sarah Ruth JamesImage: Sarah Ruth James, 2005 Recipient

The Edward M. Murray Committee on the Arts Scholarship

THE EDWARD M. MURRAY COMMITTEE ON THE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP was established in 2000 by the Cornell University Council Committee on the Arts (COA), and is given to an enrolled Cornell University undergraduate student, who has demonstrated merit in the arts.

Andrew BorygaImage: Andrew Boryga, 2013 Recipient

The Undergraduate Artist of the Year Award

THE UNDERGRADUATE ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD is a monetary citation presented annually to an undergraduate in arts and culture-related programs, who has demonstrated exceptional promise in their field. The CCA selects from within the university an outstanding undergraduate student who has demonstrated talent, dedication, and who has realized notable achievements in one or more artistic disciplines while at Cornell.