Huntington art professor wins first place award

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2007-07-11
Huntington, Ind.—Ken Hopper, assistant professor of art at Huntington University, recently won first place in “The Village Seen Paint Out” event, sponsored by the SullivanMunce Cultural Center of Zionsville, Ind.

Hopper was awarded $100 for his painting of a house along Zionsville’s Main Street.

He was one of 15 artists who participated in the event to demonstrate the practice of open-air painting.

Hopper earned his Bachelor of Science and his Master of Arts from Ball State University. He is working toward a doctorate in art education at Purdue University. While teaching at Huntington University, Hopper has collaborated on designing numerous tickets, brochures, and posters for various music and theater productions. He is a member of the Mid-America Print Council and the National Art Education Association.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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