Sarah and Tom Lea for Best Life Drawing or Life Painting Award

2022

Leslie Alcala

BFA Studio Art from the University of Texas at El Paso, undergraduate

“Me, Myself, and I” is the name of this piece by the student Leslie Alcala; and the winner of the Sarah and Tom Lea Purchase Award for Best Life Drawing or Life Painting in 2022, for her realism drawing with color pencil.

2020

Miguel Aguilar

BFA in both metal-smithing and drawing from the University of Texas at El Paso, 2020

El Paso born artist who specializes in jewelry, small sculpture, and drawings. Although still exploring his artistic fields, he has exhibited his work throughout El Paso and has been featured on multiple occasions in the Annual Juried UTEP Student Show, showcasing his large figural drawings, typographical prints, and rustic works in metal. Miguel Aguilar won the Sarah and Tom Lea Purchase Award for Best Life Drawing or Life Painting at the 2022 with his stunning morphed drawing, XXII & XXIII, Graphite on tarpaulin, 190"x125", 2019.

https://www.miguelaguilarworks.com/

For more information on how to receive thE Sarah and Tom Lea for Best Life Drawing or Life Painting Award: Kerry A. Doylekadoyle@utep.edu