Stone & DeGuire Contemporary Art Awards

Lavar Munroe wins 2024 Award

The Sam Fox School announced Marie Bannerot McInerney, MFA ’12; Lavar Munroe, MFA ’13; and Amy Usdin, BFA ’82, are winners of the 2024 Stone & DeGuire Contemporary Art Awards. The awards are open to BFA and MFA alumni of the Sam Fox School at Washington University working in sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography, and/or time-based media. 


With this award, Munroe will continue to examine and explore facets of the Zimbabwean culture to further build on his research with the goal of developing a robust anthropologic diary of large-scale paintings. The award enables him to revisit Zimbabwe and access tribal communities, museums, and other educational facilities for his research.

April 9, 2024