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Student art show winners announced

03/13/2013

The annual student art show at Hammond Hall is going on now, and awards were presented to the best pieces in the exhibition on Thursday evening.

First place and honorable mention were recognized in a variety of categories, including ceramics, drawing, painting, and photography. All pieces were juried by JSU’s department of Art.

“There’s a variety of stuff [in the show], and it’s really strong in foundations: the drawing and design and painting,” says Painting professor Allison McElroy. “It shows what the department is about. So if someone wants to come and learn about the Art Department, this is a great time to see.”

The student showcase runs through March 22nd, and there are also encaustic paintings currently on display in the student gallery.

“We had a visiting artist last month, Helen DeRamus, and she did an encaustic painting workshop. It’s where you paint with wax,” McElroy says. “The students and I were able to take part; each student did five works. So take a look at that, too.”

2013 Juried Student Show Winners

Design I-First Place-Emily Muir-Paper Balloons
Design II-First Place-Jennifer Watson-Untitled
Design II-Honorable Mention-Justin Farmer-Once Upon A Midnight Dreary
Design III-First Place-Kyle Turner-Stripe Reclined
Design III-Honorable Mention-Audrey Pennington-Sit Awhile

Painting-First Place-Keener Barnes-Extinguished
Painting-First Place-Brittany Cozart-Coming Down Tryptic
Painting-Honorable Mention-Brittany Cozart-Albino with Cigarette

Black & White Photography-First Place-Dana Cotton-Jane Doe
Black & White Photography-Honorable Mention-Tanesha Brewster-Under the Bridge
Black & White Photography-Honorable Mention-Geniene Anthony-Ray

Mixed Media-First Place-Stephanie Blackston-Crazy Eyeballs Ceramics-First Place-Toby Layman-Tubular
Ceramics-Honorable Mention-Wes Bowen-Islands

Watercolor-First Place-Tanelle McMillin-Melted Rainbow
Watercolor-Honorable Mention-Katrina Tilley-Torn Paper in Space

Drawing-First Place-Dustin Hill-Squashling’s End
Drawing-Honorable Mention-Jonathan Fordham-Woodpiece
Drawing-Honorable Mention-Katrina Collins-Lipstick II

Printmaking-First Place-Tanesha Brewster-Intrigued

Mixed Media-First Place-Wes Bowen-Metallic Fruit
Mixed Media-Honorable Mention-Ariel Graham-Reunited

Color Photography-First Place-Lindsey Brooks-Past Your Bedtime
Color Photography-Honorable Mention-Nikki McClure-Lost

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