Senior takes Best of Show in Juried Student Art Exhibit


HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University senior Becky Evans took Best of Show at the 22nd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. The students’ works are on display in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on campus through April 5.

This show is a juried exhibit of works created by Huntington University visual art students during this academic year. There is a variety of media on display including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, drawings, computer illustration and photography. The guest juror for the exhibit was James Miles, professor of photography at Taylor University.

The RichLyn Library Purchase Award is a piece chosen by the library to become part of its permanent collection. The Robert E. Wilson Purchase Award is chosen by the art faculty to become part of the gallery’s permanent collection.

The students recognized and their pieces are: 

Best of Show: Becky Evans, a senior art education major from Zeeland, Mich., “Pop Art”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5548.jpg 
First place: Coleson Amon, a sophomore graphic design major from Stoneboro, Pa., “Silhouette” /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5560.jpg 
Second place: Alan Hay, a senior studio art major from Fort Mill S.C., “Unicorn Pipe Dreams”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5576.jpg 
Third place: Dana Stewart, a senior art education major from Fairfield, Pa., “Division”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5542.jpg 
RichLyn Library Purchase Award: Hannah Hochstetler, a sophomore graphic design major from Goshen, Ind., “Krishna” /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5546.jpg 
Robert E. Wilson Purchase Award: Dana Stewart, “After the Fire, 1”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5536.jpg 
Outstanding Achievement Awards:  
2D Design: Vince Bruinsma, a senior business management major from South Bend, Ind., “Decay”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5568.jpg 
3D Design: Karyssa Boyd, a senior nursing major from Urbana, Ind., “Wire Heel”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5574.jpg 
Drawing: Abi Freeland, a freshman animation major from Andrews, Ind., “So What?/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5566.jpg 
Drawing: Becky Evans, “This is Dana”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5564.jpg 
Drawing: Becky Evans, “This is Rachel”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5550.jpg 
Painting: Becky Evans, “I’m a Cat Person” /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5556.jpg 
Painting: Becky Evans, “Who Am I?”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5558.jpg 
Painting: Kendra Kendall, a senior theater design and technology major from Mount Vernon, Ind., “Me and Pippin, Pippin and Me”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5554.jpg 
Painting: Kendra Kendall, “Fissure”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5586.jpg 
Printmaking: Gaynel Mullings, a senior biology major from Malvern, Jamaica, “Sunset Explosion” /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5562.jpg 
Computer illustration: Hannah Hochstetler, “Tea Party”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5552.jpg 
Photography: Sarah Stine, a junior art education major from Huntington, Ind., “The Show is Over”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5588.jpg 
Sculpture: Nathan Dracht, a senior art education major from Hudsonville, Mich., “Playful Koi Fish”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5579.jpg 
Ceramics: Alan Hay, “Faith Urn”/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/Juried_Art_Show_Winners/_MRG5583.jpg 

The Wilson Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., before and after all Merillat Centre for the Arts performances and by appointment. The gallery is free and open to the public.

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, and has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. 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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