Emerging Artist

Ember Crowley

2020-01-18T14:59:03-07:00January 19th, 2020|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist    Ember Crowley is a sophomore at Northern Arizona University and is majoring in Independent Filmmaking in the Creative Media and Film Department. In 2019, she was awarded a scholarship from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as well as the Eric and Myrene Temple [...]

Angela Jumawan Cossette

2020-01-18T13:24:07-07:00January 19th, 2020|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist Angela Jumawan Cossette is undelinablely passionate about her craft. She claims “Art has completely become every aspect of my life and I wouldn't have it any other way” She began experimenting with ceramics almost five years ago after being a strictly 2D artist, and immediately, I fell [...]

Talaina Kor

2020-01-18T13:46:50-07:00January 19th, 2020|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist Talaina Kor is a Flagstaff based digital artist that uses photography and editing techniques to create surreal and often macabre pieces of art.  She studied at the California College of the Arts and the Art Institute of Chicago. This past year, Talaina Kor has shown her work [...]

Hannah Fontes

2020-01-18T13:22:58-07:00January 19th, 2020|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist Hannah came to Flagstaff three years ago fresh out of her undergrad after she was offered a role in Merry Wives of Windsor, her first show with the Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival. Now, Hannah has been involved in nine shows total with the Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival. As an [...]

Audrey Young

2020-01-18T13:22:30-07:00January 19th, 2020|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist Audrey Young is an up and coming actress who moved to Flagstaff to attend school at Northern Arizona University. She was born and raised in Tucson, where she was a part of productions with Arizona Repertory Theatre and Arizona Theatre Company. While attending NAU she performed in shows [...]

Cameron Scully

2019-11-15T17:58:04-07:00January 9th, 2019|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist Actor, director, and community liaison for the Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival, Cameron Scully was born and raised in Flagstaff, AZ. He graduated from Northland Preparatory Academy in 2012, then headed to Castleton State University in Vermont to pursue degrees in theater. After his graduation, Cameron returned to Flagstaff [...]

Sean Golightly

2019-11-15T17:58:05-07:00January 9th, 2019|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist To say Sean Golightly is a musician, journalist, actor, and master of ceremonies would only name a few of his many talents gifted to the Flagstaff community. Golightly’s work has been published on international pages like Storied Hotels and landed his stories on the cover of local [...]

Gavin Buckly

2019-11-15T17:58:05-07:00January 9th, 2019|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist Born and raised in Maryland, Gavin Buckley is best known for his work as a recurring actor in Theatrikos and Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival productions, but additionally serves as a board member for the Northern Arizona Book Festival and the Master Chorale of Flagstaff. During the days you [...]

Cyamantha Lynn Casteen

2019-11-15T17:58:05-07:00January 9th, 2019|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist Cyamanta Lynn Casteen (Cyam), performed as a solo artist for the first time in May of 2017. To accompany their voice and songwriting, Cyam’s instrument ofchoice is the ukulele, a delicate sound to set the tone for their songs. Cyam first picked up a uke at 12 [...]

Carli Giese

2019-11-15T17:58:06-07:00January 9th, 2019|Emerging Artist, Viola Awards|

2019 Viola Award Finalist for Emerging Artist Carli Giese is a ceramic artist currently working on her post-baccalaureate certificate from NAU. She was born in Tempe, Arizona, where she also received her BFA in Ceramics from Arizona State University, class of 2016. In the fall of 2015, during her undergraduate career, Carli studied a semester abroad [...]

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