Student Art Competition Winners Announced
The winners of the 19992000 Student Art Competition, hosted
by St. Louis Community College
and coordinated by Ron Thomas, were recently announced. The First Place Best of
Show award was presented to David Silver, Monroe Community
College, for an untitled mixed media. The Judges Purchase
Award was presented to Scott McMath, Delta College, for a
charcoal drawing titled, Schard.
Second Place award was won by Joanna
Callow, Maui Community College, for
an untitled photograph; and Third Place awards were presented
to Clifford Brown, San Diego Community College, for an untitled
ceramic; Nikki Good, Kern Community College District, for
a black-and-white photograph titled, Christina; and
Elizabeth Kang, Dallas County Community College District,
for an oil on canvas titled, Sibling.
Mentions were given to six student artists, including Jane
Love, Central Piedmont Community College,
for an oil painting titled, Sisters; Liesl Fitzenrider, Delta College,
for a color photograph titled, Circular Motion; Laney
Lloyd, Lane Community College,
for a weaving titled, Rites of Spring; Carol Freedman, Miami-Dade
Community College, for a silver bracelet; Matt Thatcher, Kern Community College District,
for a mixed media oil and tar titled, Communication 2000;
and Diem Van Huynh, Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology,
for a photograph titled, Warren.
Under the leadership
of St. Louis Community College, the competition included nearly
100 works of art from League colleges. A catalog of all entries
is currently being produced by St. Louis and will be mailed to all
League members this fall.
jurors for the Student Art Competition were Ken and Kate
Anderson, marking the first husband/wife team ever to judge
this competition. Kate, director of the R. Duane Reed Gallery, exhibits
throughout the United States and works in wood, stone, and paint.
Ken, a professor at the University of Missouri, has had over twenty
gallery affiliations throughout the U.S. and is a painter, sculptor,
and mixed-media artist. The Andersons commented about the competition
and judging process, An exhibition designed to provide a vehicle
for exceptional community college students to demonstrate their
innovation and creativity via a juried exhibition is a rare and
positive entry into the professional art arena.
that received awards were well crafted, conceptually sophisticated,
and indicative of artistic maturity. Congratulations are due to
all the artists
and to their dedicated teachers
2000-2001 competition will be hosted by the Foothill-De
Anza Community College District and coordinated by Bill