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54th annual Student Art and Design Award winners announced

• Jun 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM

The award winners in the 54rd annual MCC Student Art and Design Exhibition, featuring artwork of outstanding merit produced by leading student artists over the past academic year, were announced during a reception in Overbrook Art Gallery, where the exhibit continues through Sept. 6.

The artwork, which was selected by MCC’s art faculty from more than several thousand student pieces produced during the past year, was judged by Tim Fisher, professor of art at Grand Valley State University.

The winners were:

First Place: Rachel Frucci – Ceramics I: “Untitled,” ceramic

Second Place: Issac Zenz – Art Appreciation: “Anything but a Box,” cardboard

Third Place: Shelby Cain – Drawing I: Texture Study, mixed media

Honorable mention:

Abbie Sawin – Painting I: Full Color Still-Life, oil paint on paper

Abigail Naylor-Tatterson – 3-D Form and Space: “Altered Book,” paper

Kaylie Wetherell – Drawing I: Paper Still-Life Value Range, graphite

Abigail Postema – 2-D Form and Surface: “Propaganda,” reductive relief print

President’s Purchase Award

Mystic Hayes - Painting I: Hamlet Soliloquy-Inspired Collage, oil print on paper. The purchase award, chosen by MCC, was selected for display on campus as part of MCC’s Permanent Art Collection.

The entire exhibit may be viewed in Overbrook Gallery. Summer hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

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