Carroll student named Best of Show in HU’s High School Art Exhibit

Awards Reception 
FOR RELEASE
2012-03-05

HUNTINGTON, Ind.— The 7th Annual Huntington University High School Art Exhibit was the largest showing yet with 14 schools represented and 109 works submitted.

This year, Kaylee Hoffman of Carroll High School, Fort Wayne, Ind., walked away with Best of Show for her piece titled, “Letters to My Dead Mother. The Woman I Chose to Leave. The Woman Who Deserved Nothing Less.”

 
/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Kaylee Hoffman,  Letters to My Dead Mother.jpg 
Other notable mentions are:  
1st Place: Austin Daugherty, “Sticks and Stones,” Oak Hill High School, Converse, Ind. 
 
/uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Austin Daugherty, Sticks and Stones.jpg 
2nd Place: Amber Fernung, “Reach,” Western High School, Russiaville, Ind.  /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Amber Fernung, Reach.jpg 
3rd Place: Gabby Adams, “By the River,” Peru High School, Peru, Ind.  /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Gabby Adams, By the River.jpg 
Honorable Mentions:  
Esther Boller, “Silence,” independent /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Esther Boller, Silence.jpg 
Carmen Diaz, “AIDA poster,” Carroll High School, Fort Wayne, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Carmen Diaz, AIDA poster.jpg 
Nick Sprunger, “Toby Mac,” Snider High School, Fort Wayne, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Nick Sprunger, Toby Mac.jpg 
Emily Spatt, “Seriously?,” Homestead High School, Fort Wayne, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Emily Spatt, Seriously.jpg 
Hope Coon, “Behind the Blank Pages,” Maconaquah High School, Bunker Hill, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Hope Coon, Behind the Blank Pages.jpg 
Danielle Selking, “In‘Tree’guing Book,” Bellmont High School, Decatur, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Danielle Selking, In’Tree’guing Book.jpg 
Caroline Cooper, “Be of Good Cheer,” Homestead High School, Fort Wayne, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Caroline Cooper, Be of Good Cheer.jpg 
Cassandra Hacker, “Tiny Black Dots,” Huntington North High School, Huntington. Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Cassandra Hacker, Tiny Black Dots.jpg 
Baili Beck, “Peacock Basket,” Oak Hill High School, Converse, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Baili Beck, Peacock Basket.jpg 
April Larsen, “Yakety Yak,” Maconaquah High School, Bunker Hill, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/April Larsen, Yakety Yak.jpg 
Zack Kittaka, “Always Watching,” Homestead High School, Fort Wayne, Ind.  /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Zack Kittaka, Always Watching.jpg 
Haley Brumleve, “Some Polka Dots,” Huntington North High School, Huntington, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Haley Brumleve, Some Polka Dots.jpg 
Dustin McClory, “Diversity of the Heart,” Lewis Cass High School, Walton, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Dustin McClory, Diversity of the Heart.jpg 
Kelly Reiff, “The Adventure,” Whitko High School, South Whitley, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Kelly Reiff, The Adventure.jpg 
Malina Fairchild, “Sunday Java,” Huntington North High School, Huntington, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Malina Fairchild, Sunday Java.jpg 
Sarah Catt, “Paper Oragami,” Western High School, Russiaville, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Sarah Catt, Paper Oragami.jpg 
Analee Alford, “All That Was and All That Remains,” Bellmont High School, Decatur, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Analee Alford, All That Was.jpg 
Tyler Keenan, “Genetic Imprint,” Oak Hill High School, Converse, Ind.  /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Tyler Keenan, Genetic Imprint.jpg 
Haylee Richman, “On the Wave,” Huntington North High School, Huntington, Ind. /uploadedImages/News/News_Release_Images/2011-2012/High_School_Art_Show_Winners/Haylee Richman, On the Wave.jpg 

The exhibit is now open in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on campus and runs until March 8.

The awards reception was held March 3.

The Wilson Gallery, located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts, is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., before and after all MCA 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 Forbes.com 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).  
###

 

Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284