Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the opening of the Annual Student Exhibition last week! Special thanks to our students, faculty, staff, and juror John Sproul for putting together an outstanding show. We are as always grateful for our award donors for the event: the EJ Bird family, Blick Art Materials, Pictureline, the A. Ray Olpin Student Union, and the College of Fine Arts.

The exhibition is open Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm, through May 4, so make sure to stop by Gittins Gallery in the Art & Art History Building to see it!

Exhibition Awards
Merit:
“Collateral Beauty” – Christina Andersen
“High Chair” – Nate Francis
“Coveted First Place at the Swim Meet” – Mitchell Lee
“Here Anymore” – Abigail Mitchell

Blick Art Materials:
“My Beautiful Abuela” – Macy Jo Kennett
“Comfort Object III: Derinére Priére des Martyrs” Alexis V. Rausch
“After the Best Two Years” – James Hadley
“Porclean Mug” – Stone Anderson

Pictureline:
“Forgotten” – Madison Lopez
“Manniquhands Triptych” – Thomas Shrieve

Deans Purchase Award:
“A Line Where Hope and Fear Collide” – Haylee Canonico

Union’s Purchase Award:
“Connection” – Leah Caldwell

Juror’s Choice/Best In Show:
“Connection” – Leah Caldwell

E.J. Bird Scholarship:
Lucy Le Bohec