2019 Emerging Artist

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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