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Annual Student Art Exhibition, 2012

Annual Student Art Exhibition, 2012

April 5-April 13
Brazos Gallery


Juror: Ruben Nieto, painter and UTD Centraltrak PhD candidate
Deadline: Thursday, March 29, 4 pm at Soft Earth Gallery (F-270)
Reception and juror talk: April 5, 12-1 PM

About our Juror:
“Ruben Nieto, (born in Guantajuato, Mexico) is a UT Dallas doctoral candidate and artist in residence at Centraltrak. He has re-imagined his childhood love for comic books with a new engaging perspective translated through his works of art. He transforms the comic book into highly energetic and visceral paintings which re-contextualize the imagery. He spent hours researching the history of comic books both from a political and creative perspective, the history of text, Andy Warhol, and techniques of Master painters like Millet.” ~ Arts and Culture Magazine interview

This year, due to pro-active advocates of the Richland College Art Department, we have tripled our prize money for student awards: Best in Show ($175), 1st Place ($125), 2nd Place ($100), and 3rd Place ($75), 3 honorable mentions ($50), and we have included the annual “Jen Rose Award for Ceramic Innovation” ($250).

— Best in Show ($175.00)

Josh Siguenza: Reliquaries of a Second Hand Calamity
[ Instructor: David Collins ]

— 1st Place

Kristina Thomas: Untitled
[Instructor: Eric Eley]

— 2nd Place
($100.00) —

Joel Gonzalez: Hershey’s Felt
[ Instructor: Eric Eley ]

— 3rd Place ($75.00)–

Betty Levy: Pipes
[ Instructor: Keith Williams ]

— Honorable Mention

Jessie Moncrief: Study of Youth and Wisdom
[ Instructor:  Ryder Richards ]

— Honorable Mention

Cindee Kueny: Maze Surface
[ Instructor: Jim Stover ]

— Honorable Mention ($50.00)–

Esteban Tijerina: Bonding Affection
[ Instructor: Brenda McKinney ]