Student Art Competition
2004 - 2005

 

National Student Art Competition Winners Announced

 

The winners of the 2004-2005 Student Art Competition, hosted by Cuyahoga Community College and coordinated by Georgian LaGuardia, were recently announced. The First Place Best of Show award was presented to Cindi Buser, Maricopa Community College District for a charcoal piece titled Gourd Study III. The Juror’s Purchase Award was presented to Leandro Pinzon, Miami Dade College for a silver gelatin photograph titled, Anitas Blanket.

The Second Place award was won by John Welch, Johnson County Community College for a bronze piece titled Gluttony; and Third Place awards were presented to Cody Hughes for a charcoal piece titled Maria; Simone Raoux, Foothill-De Anza Community College District for an oil on canvas piece titled Water, Glass and Eggplants; and Tenold Sundberg, Seattle Community College District for mixed media titled Dance Class.

Honorable Mentions were given to eight student artists, including Ellen T. Bukvic, Sinclair Community College for an intaglio Untitled; Mary Cower, Seattle Community College District for an oil on canvas piece titled Trees and Rocks, Chinatsu Ikeda, Moraine Valley Community College for an oil on canvas piece titled Chinatsu Eating, Michael Jaiser, Johnson County Community College for a charcoal piece Untitled, Ed Pepera, Cuyahoga Community College for an oil on canvas piece titled Portrait No. 17-01, Jerome Red, Cuyahoga Community College for a charcoal on paper titled Still Life with Squash, Keiko Tanigawa, Kapi’olani Community College for a ceramic piece titled Bowls and Bowls I (first in a series), and Jodi Wasinski, Cuyahoga Community College for a wood engraving titled Awakening.

Under the leadership of Cuyahoga Community College, the competition included 10 0 works of art from League colleges. A catalog of all entries is currently being produced by Cuyahoga Community College and will be mailed to all League members this fall.

The juror for the Student Art Competition 2004-2005 was Shirley Aley Cambpell. An internationally recognized figurative painter, Campbell is a Professor Emerita of Art at the Cleveland Institute of Art and Cuyahoga Community College.  As an educator and speaker, she has inspired generations of emerging artists.

The 2005-2006 competition will be hosted by the Dallas County Community College District and coordinated by Larry Felty.