octcs 01 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/9/13) – 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

MURRAY, Ky. (5/25/15) — According to a Murray Police Department report, MPD investigators, in cooperation with the… Read More

Eastbound Lane Restriction on I-24 Tennessee River Bridge Set for Thursday

KENTUCKY (5/26/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict eastbound traffic to one lane on the… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7626

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7401

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3463

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 27, 2015 3446

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 3425

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10843

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7630

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 27, 2015 3446

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2557

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2440

Large Necklace on Rearview Mirror Lands Driver in…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1869

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1644

Two Central City People Jailed on Meth Charges

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1424

Veterans Honor Veterans

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1160

‘Remembering Those That Paid All’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1153

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1137

Bremen Man Charged with Concealed Brass Knuckles…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1086

Teenager Injured during Multiple Rollover…

by SurfKY News