Saturday, March 14, 2015

Art Awards-2015 Juried Student Art Exhibition

The award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2015 Juried Student Art Exhibition that will run through April 1 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.

This exhibition offers $1,300 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Everett S. Caldemeyer Award, Dean’s Award , People’s Choice Award and awards in each of the seven art areas: painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital media, design, drawing and ceramics. The awards were announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on March 12, 2015.

The outside juror for exhibition was John Hunting Hansen, he is a Studio Technician and Adjunct Assistant Professor for the College of Wooster.  John accepted 78 entries of the 144 art entries submitted.

Award winners include:

Best in Show - $250
Hannah Thome- Amherst, Ohio
It’s Tough Being a Girl
Soft sculpture-mixed media
Sponsored by the Coburn Gallery

Everett S. Caldemeyer Award - $200
Taylor Wade- Shelby, Ohio
The Wishing War
Digital print
Sponsored by Retired Art Professor Charles Caldemeyer

College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Award - $200
Danielle Rhonemus, Bluffton, Ohio
A Bad Connection
Mixed Media Sculpture
Sponsored by Ashland University Dean of College of Arts & Sciences- Dr. Dawn Weber

These art area awards were sponsored by the Coburn Art Gallery:

Sculpture - $100
Emily Nuff-Mansfield, Ohio
In Transition
Steel sculpture

Printmaking - $100
Dana Reed-Plymouth, Ohio
Arbitram Amore Moriebat
3 color reduction print

Digital Award - $100
Emma Daugherty –West Jefferson, Ohio
After 100 Years
Digital Animation

Painting Award - $100
Shawna Spiesz, Bay Village, Ohio
Mixed Media oil and collage on wood 

Ceramics Award - $100
Paige Arthur_Danville, Ohio
Mug Blue Green
Ceramic Mug

Drawing Award - $100
Rachel Santee-Columbus, Ohio
Pencil on paper

Design Award      $100.00
Kaylin Henry-Circleville, Ohio
Self Portrait Illustrations
Mixed Media Illustration

People's Choice Award - Gift Card
Taylor Wade- Shelby, Ohio
The Wishing War
Digital print
Sponsored by Cynthia Petry
The People's Choice award was selected by the Coburn Gallery patrons during the opening reception on Thursday, March 12.

Alumni “Wink” Award-Gift Card
Danielle Smith, Warren, PA
Spray Bottles Supreme
2-D Design Drawing
The Alumni Award is selected and sponsored by 2012 alumnus Jennifer Winkler.

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