2019 Gyo Obata Fellowships

Group of 10 college students who were the 2019 Gyo Obata Fellows

Darla Allen
McKendree University
Major: Studio Arts
Hometown: Houston, TX
Host Organization: Laumeier Sculpture Park


Amber Bell
Harris-Stowe State University
Major: Communications, Minor: Theatre
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Host Organization: Central Print


Popoai Tanuvasa- Lole
Maryville University
Major: Psychology, Minor: Communications
Hometown: New Baden, IL
Host Organization: Regional Arts Commission


Alyssa Ogle
Swarthmore College
Majors: Sociology & Anthropology
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Host Organization: Contemporary Art Museum


Eunyoung Rosa Jang
Washington University
Major: Studio Art, Minor: Art History
Hometown: Washington DC Suburbs
Host Organization: The Luminar


Lillian Gardner
Webster University
Major: Studio Arts, Emphasis: Sculpture
Hometown: St. Louis
Host Organization: National Blues Museum


Zoe Newton
Washington University
Major: Communication Design, Minors: African and African American Studies and Art History
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Host Organization: Springboard to Learning


Shana Pettes
Harris-Stowe State University
Major: Communication Studies
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Host Organization: Cinema STL


Sequoyah Lopez
Saint Louis University
Major: Political Science, Minor: Marketing & Visual Communication
Hometown: Carbondale, IL
Host Organization: Craft Alliance


Tyson Johnson
Park University
Major: Graphic Design/Illustration
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Host Organization: COCA


The Gyo Obata Fellowship is a program of the Regional Arts Commission (RAC), with major support from the St. Louis-based Gateway Foundation.