2017 Student Art Exhibit

2017 Student Art Exhibit

North Lake College’s art gallery will feature the 2017 Student Art Exhibition from Wednesday, April 12 – Wednesday, May 3. Student artwork will include 2D design, 3D design, digital images, drawings, communication design, painting, pottery, and sculptures.

The award ceremony was held on April 19. The following students were honored:

North Lake College 2017 Student Art GalleryCecil Wallace Fordham Outstanding Art Student ($400 prize from DCCCD Foundation)
Ian Grieve

Best of Show ($150 prize each)
Hieu Hanh Truong – Beauvouze France (oil on canvas)
Monica Marcellus Winters – Turquoise Creeping (ceramics)

NLC President’s Art Award ($50 prize)
Sachiko Hirai – Pilgrimage (oil on canvas)

NLC Bookstore Award ($50 gift card)
Sidney Wilson – Impala of Kenya (ceramic)

Special Recognition Award (art history text)
Sarah Roman – Laughs A Lot (oil on canvas)

Bob Nunn Merit Award ($100)
Erick Gonzalez – Nature Green (acrylic on canvas)

Bob Nunn Art Excellence Award ($200)
Hieu Hanh Truong – Beaucouze France (oil on canvas)

Marty & Richard Ray Art Award ($150)
Clayton Oliver

Special Achievement Awards
2D Design: Erick Gonzalez for “Nature Green”
3D Design: Marie Ruenes for “My Purse”
Communication Design: Pascal Bakari for “New Horizons: Sending a Man to Mars”
Digital Print: Brian Schlittenhardt for “Flooding Faith”
Drawing: Jenny Bolin for “Well Met”
Painting: Utsaw Adkhikari for “Beautiful Voyage”
Pottery: Tommy Wright for “Meteor”
Sculpture: Kelly Sexton for “Ven a la Verdad”

Juror’s Choice ($50 each)
Hieu Hanh Truong – Moon (oil on canvas)
Amber M. Garcia – Stare (charcoal)
Emily Harth – Bereft (oil on canvas)
Nancy Neergard – November 1963 (digital)

Trinity Ceramics Supply Co. Award (gift bag of supplies)
Jodi Caple – Happiness Is (ceramics)
Amanda Fernandez – Whirlwind (ceramics)
LaSharon Wilson – Not a Pokemon Kiln God (ceramics)
Carrie Reynolds – Baby Penguin (ceramics)

Thirty students received Honorable Mentions.

The following students have been selected for a Spotlight Exhibition in August and September 2017. They will work together throughout the summer to produce the exhibition, under the direction of NLC Gallery Director Steven Benezue.

Amy Branch-Lambert, Sidney Wilson, Dawn Park, Sarah Roman, Utsav Adhikari, Erick Gonzalez, Leo Gomez, Nicholas Williams

We are grateful to the following people for award funding: DCCCD Foundation, WEOTA student art club, Bob Nunn, Tom Harrover, Gail Nash-Arnold, Trinity Ceramics Supply Co., NLC Bookstore, Garden & Art Club of Irving, Donna and Gordon Ball, Fannie Brito, Marsha Moser

Art Gallery Homepage
Art Programs at NLC


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.