Student Art Competition
2000 - 2001


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National Student Art Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the 2000-2001 Student Art Competition, hosted by Foothill-DeAnza Community College and coordinated by Bill Geisinger, were recently announced.

The First Place Best of Show award was presented to Bari Read, Maricopa Community College District, for a ceramic titled Ruby 2000. The Judge’s Purchase Award was presented to Marcel Perez, Santa Fe Community College, for a silver gelatin print titled, Tempus.

The Second Place award was won by Austin Horton, Santa Fe Community College, for an intaglio titled There It Is; and Third Place awards were presented to Jennifer Buddie, Cuyahoga Community College, for a sculpture titled The Courtship of the Electrictian and the Beautician; Kris Ibach, Lane Community College, for an untitled oil on canvas; and Sylvia Ojeda, Humber Community College of Applied Arts and Technology, for a black-and-white photograph titled, Vines.

Honorable Mentions were given to seven student artists, including Karla Scheiner, Kirkwood Community College, for dry point titled, Nigel’s Friend; Benjamin Lusk, Santa Fe Community College, for an oil painting titled, In An Absence of the Self; Tad Carpenter, Johnson County Community College, for a mixed media titled, Bondsman; Margarett Ratelle, Dallas County Community College District, for an etching titled Tete; Debra Richardson-Wood, Sinclair Community College, for a type c color print titled, Cat Dance; Katherine Allen, Foothill-DeAnza Community College District, for a computer graphics design titled, Go Forth & Create Stamp Design; and Cliff Brown, San Diego Community College District, for a ceramic titled Election Year.

Under the leadership of Foothill-DeAnza Community College District, the competition included over 100 works of art from League colleges. A catalog of all entries is currently being produced by Foothill-DeAnza and will be mailed to all League members this fall.

The juror for the Student Art Competition was Mark Perlman.  Mark is a Professor of Art at Sonoma State University in Northern California.  He holds a BFA from Eastern Michigan University and a MFA from West Virginia University.  As a painter and printmaker, Mark’s work has been shown both nationally and internationally.

The 2001-2002 competition will be hosted by the Sinclair Community College and coordinated by Sally Struthers.