This article was originally published by UGA Today on May 18, 2018.
Writer: Alan Flurry
Six University of Georgia students have been selected as the inaugural cohort of Cora Nunnally Miller Fine Arts Scholars in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of the scholarship, made possible as part of a $17 million gift to the university upon Miller’s passing in 2015, is to recognize exceptional artistic talent, to foster interdisciplinary collaborations in the arts, to promote the arts on the UGA campus and beyond and to give special opportunities to the students in the cohort. Each of the first-year undergraduate students will receive an annual scholarship of $6,500 per year for four years.
The first cohort includes:
Alys Barrow, a photography major in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, grew up in Columbus, Georgia, where her artistic inclinations were nurtured through productions at the Springer Opera House. After studying acting at a festival in England, Barrow found her passion to use photography to express an artistic viewpoint.