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Professor Noelle Mason Wins Prestigious South Arts’ Southern Prize

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Associate Professor at the School of Art and Art History Noelle Mason is a 2017 South Arts State Fellow and winner of the South Arts 2017 Southern Prize.

The South Arts Southern Prize and State Fellowships acknowledge, support, and celebrate the highest quality artistic work from the American South by awarding and recognizing a Southern Prize Winner, Finalist, and fellows.

As a Southern Prize winner, Mason receives a substantial cash prize and a two-week residency at The Hambridge Center for the Creative Arts and Sciences in North Georgia. Mason was selected as a Florida South Arts State Fellow and Southern Prize winner for the artistic excellence of her submitted works, which include the bodies of work X-Ray Vision vs. Invisibility and Boys on Film, Nothing Much Happened Today.

To explore these works and more, visit Mason's website,

Visit to learn more or view a complete gallery of works submitted by Mason and other South Arts Fellows.

Congratulations to Mason for this incredible achievement!