Nancy Belfer Award
The Nancy Belfer Award is $1,000 and awarded to an FTT fashion design major who is enrolled in FTT 451, and accepted into RUNWAY.
Nancy Belfer is a fiber and mixed-media artist and professor emerita at the Design Department at Buffalo State College. She received a diploma from the Albright Art School, a Bachelor of Science from the State University of New York College at Buffalo, and a Master of Fine Arts from the School of American Craftsmen at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Professor Belfer has had solo exhibitions at the Sylvia Rosen Gallery at the Burchfield Penney and Indigo Gallery and has also shown at the UB Anderson Gallery, the Carnegie Center for the Arts, the Albright Knox Collectors Gallery, and Hallwalls. She is also a Crafts Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts. She has been a mentor and inspiration to a multitude of students and a supporter of the Runway fashion show since its inception. We are grateful for her continued support!
*Photo by KC Kratt, Buffalo Spree Magazine