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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Construction to Begin on Sugg Street May 26

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — City of Madisonville Engineering Department has announced that the Sugg Street… Read More

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Scotty Stewart,… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7181

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6748

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 6419

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 4271

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3526

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10696

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7497

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 25, 2015 3026

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 1723

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1515

Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg Motorcycle…

by SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 1439

MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State KCTCS Award

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1175

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 983

Damascus Road House Leads Young People to Christ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 907

Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games, Fellowship

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 900

Reading Solutions Offers Students a Hand in…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 745

Caldwell County Native Helping Unwrap Secrets of…

by Whitney Harder
May 24, 2015 643

Prosecutors from Kentucky, Tennessee to Attend…

by Leland Hulbert