2002 - 2003
Student Art Competition Winners Announced
The winners of the 2002-2003 Student Art Competition, hosted by
Moraine Valley Community College and coordinated
by Susan Linn, were recently announced.
First Place Best of Show award was presented to Hugo
Moro, Miami-Dade Community College
for an acrylic/chalk w/copper disks Legacy/Churada. The
Juror’s Purchase Award was presented to Cassandra
Bridges, Maricopa Community College District
(Chandler-Gilbert Community College) for a black &
white photograph titled, Family Portrait.
Second Place award was won by Alejandra Chaverri,
Foothill-De Anza Community College District (Foothill
College) for a gelatin silver print titled Perspectives:
#4; and Third Place awards were presented to Ashley
Fulton, Kirkwood Community College
for stoneware titled Teabowl; James Whiteside
II, Central Piedmont Community College
for an oil, wax on prepared paper titled Strange Fruit;
and Shearon R. Jackson, Sinclair
Community College for clay titled, Father.
Mentions were given to four student artists, including Steve
Wagner, Cuyahoga Community College
for digital ink photographs titled, An American Family, Four
Generations; Connie Griffith, Johnson
County Community College for a ceramic – terra
cotta, The Two Sis’s; Liesl
Schindler, San Diego Community
College District (Mesa College) for a black & white
photograph titled, Spam Visits the Hotel Del; and Kristin
H. Durham, St. Louis Community College at
Meramec for a silver gelatin print titled Clydesdale
the leadership of Moraine Valley Community College, the competition
included over 90 works of art from League colleges. A catalog
of all entries is currently being produced by Moraine Valley and
will be mailed to all League members this fall.
The juror for the Student Art Competition was Mark Lyman. Mark
has taught studio ceramic art and design at Sheridan School of
Craft in Toronto and at Washington University’s School of
Fine Art in St. Louis. He holds an undergraduate degree from Alfred
College of Ceramics of the State University of New York and a
master’s degree in Sculpture from Indiana State University.
Art and Auction Magazine has said, “It was Lyman
who effectively introduced contemporary decorative arts to the
broad public” (September 1997).
2003-2004 competition will be hosted by the Johnson County
Community College and coordinated by George Thompson.