Arts at Winthrop

Medal of Honor

2002 Recipients


MacArthur Goodwin

Medal of Honor - Recipients - MacArthur GoodwinPresident of the National Art Education Association, he is an educational consultant in the arts. He retired in May 2000 from the South Carolina Department of Education, where he helped develop arts academic achievement standards, established the Arts in Basic Curriculum Project based at Winthrop and established a center for dance education. He gained national recognition for South Carolina as a leader in arts education reform and is a recipient of the 1994 Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award for Arts Education.





William Ivey Long

Medal of Honor - Recipients - William Ivey LongThis Tony Award winning costume designer has four shows running on Broadway and has been involved in providing costumes to more than a dozen plays, rock concert performances, and other events. From a theatre family, Long is the son of William Long, who established the theatre program at Winthrop.






Loonis McGlohon

Medal of Honor - Recipients - Loonis McGlohonThis internationally acclaimed jazz musician and composer (posthumous award) stayed in his home state of North Carolina despite the allure of big entertainment centers. The Charlotte resident was known as a gifted pianist and composer who wrote songs recorded and performed by such great entertainers as Frank Sinatra, Rosemary Clooney, Eileen Farrell, and Jose Ferrer. More than 40 artists have recorded his song, "Blackberry Winter," written with Alec Wilder.





Lib Patrick

Medal of Honor - Recipients - Lib PatrickThis philanthropist and arts patron grew up in Rock Hill and graduated from Winthrop in 1958. She and her family, the late Wayne Patrick, and daughters, Trish McGuinn and Kathy Wilson, have supported the university's arts programs and sports teams. One of Winthrop's three exhibition spaces is named for her - the Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery.






Dolores Lewandowski

Medal of Honor - Recipients - Dolores LewandowskiThis patron of the Winthrop University Galleries is a long-time supporter of the Department of Art. Her late husband, Edmund Lewandowski, chaired the department and worked as a mosaic artist, a painter of marine and coastal views and a community activist. The Edmund D. Lewandowski Gallery is the main gallery space for the university's student exhibitions.