Art students earn top honors at juried exhibit

Huntington, Ind.—Dana Goodman, associate professor of sculpture at Indiana University Purdue University- Fort Wayne (IPFW), served as the guest juror for the Huntington College 15th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, held in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on March 10. Huntington College art students displayed the exhibit with works of art created throughout the current school year.

Rachel Rhine, a senior graphic design major from Burlington, Ind., received the “Wilson Purchase Award” for her computer illustration, “Grasping Direction.” The piece will now become property of Huntington College Robert E. Wilson Gallery.

“Best of Show” was awarded to Sarah Clifford, a junior fine arts major from Russell, Pa., for her oil canvas painting, “Still Life.” Ben Hopper, a freshman graphic design major from Huntington, Ind., won first place overall with his wire design, “Range Wire.” Second place overall went to Nuria Bagley, a senior graphic designer major from Huntington, Ind., for her graphic design, “Hutton Ad #1.” Kala Parthemore, a senior art education major from Columbus Grove, Ohio, won third place overall with her computer illustration, “Psalm 23.”

The following students earned Outstanding Achievement in specific divisions:

Basic Design - Trista Watson, a freshman art education major from Chambersburg, Pa., for “Six by Five”

Drawing - Trista Watson for “Drapery”

Painting – Ashleigh Lewis, a senior theatre-design major from Bloomington, Ill., for “Still Life”

Ceramics – Amanda Reed, a senior fine arts major from Harrisburg, Pa., for “Drum”

Graphic Design – Trista Watson for “CD Cover”

Computer Illustration – Carmen Catellier, a senior graphic design major from Huntington, Ind., for “Fifty Years of Shark Attacks”

Photography – Greg Wardwell, a sophomore graphic design major from Beech Grove, Ind., for “Untitled”

Sculpture – Sarah Clifford for “Little Foot”

Web Design – Joel Sabillion, a senior computer science major from La Ceiba, Honduras, for “Honduras”

The exhibit is showcased through April 9, 2005, in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington College. The gallery is open to the public Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and before all Merillat Centre for the Arts performances. Admission is free.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. Following a decade of growth and development, Huntington College will become Huntington University in mid-2005. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. Huntington is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.



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