octcs 04 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/20/13) – Four Owensboro Community and Technical College students earned top honors during the college’s spring semester student art exhibition.

The Best in Show went to Whitney Sandefur for “Carnival Escape,” oil on canvas. The 3D Purchase Award went to Denise McArthur for “Turtle,” wire sculpture. The Drawing Purchase Award went to Avery Papalouca for “Emerald City,” Prisma Color. The Painting Purchase Award went to Bridget Ceballos for “Love is Old, Love is New,” oil on canvas.

The awards were selected by an independent juror from student work submitted for the exhibition at the Dayman Gallery. This semester’s juror was Anthony Hardesty, Registrar for the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art. OCTC Associate Professor of Art Monty Helm said the exhibition has become a tradition enjoyed by everyone on campus.

“It supports the artistic and creative endeavors of our students. This is usually their first art competition,” Helm said.

The pieces will become part of the college's permanent collection displayed on campus. Works also may be seen in latest issue of the college’s SKYLARK literary magazine, which features photos of art pieces in addition to literary works from faculty, staff and students.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Tracy McQueen

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 17,050.75
+138.46 (0.82%)    
2 S&P 2,013.43
+17.60 (0.88%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,810.79
+19.64 (0.41%)    

In Other News...

Lux Motors Celebrates Grand Opening

HENDERSON, Ky. (10/8/15) — Kyndle held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Sept. 28 to celebrate the opening of Lux… Read More

Officer Allegedly Assaulted by Burglary Suspect

HENDERSON, , Ky. (10/8/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Oct. 7, 2015, officers responded to… Read More

Most Read This Week

October 06, 2015 4747

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 4549

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 05, 2015 3998

Four Charged with Drug Offenses after Motel…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 3673

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3094

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13273

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11335

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 08, 2015 1069

Madisonville Police Department Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 910

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 783

Local Pastor's Son Filming Documentary about…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 648

Work Zone Lane Restriction on Pennyrile Pkwy Set…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 566

UPDATE: Mortons Gap Boil Water Advisory Lifted

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 542

Registration for Free 'Project Hire Kentucky'…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 507

Democratic Candidate for Governor Jack Conway…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 434

UK Announces Major Outreach Initiative for…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 424

Guns - Stopping That One Person

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 335

Officer Allegedly Assaulted by Burglary Suspect

by SurfKY News