UNK Art Department Announces Student Art Award Winners

Tom Dennis
UNK Department of Art and Art History, 308.865.8088

Jeremy Eggleston’s “Ambient” piece, a latex paint on canvas, was named Best of Show in the University of Nebraska at Kearney Art Society’s annual juried Undergraduate Art Exhibition now up in the Walker Art Gallery in the UNK Fine Arts Building.
           The annual exhibition recognizes undergraduate art students and allows them the opportunity to display their work to the campus and the public. The faculty chose 75 artworks for the exhibition out of more than 150 entries.
           Artist Brian Hutchinson served as the guest juror. Hutchinson works as a printmaker, sculptor, draughtsman and mixed media artist while also exhibiting nationally. He is currently working on his master of fine arts at Fort Hays (Kansas) State University. He selected the winners of the Best of Show; and gold, silver and bronze awards for each category.
           Winners in the following categories, listed in order of placement; gold, silver and bronze, are:
Best of Show

Jeremy Eggleston of Kearney, Ambient (latex paint on canvas)
On Canvas

Jasie Ross of Cozad, Under My Umbrella (tissue paper)
Jeremy Eggleston of Kearney, Spring (Oil)
Amy Erline of Kearney, Exit Sequence (mixed media)

Katrina Florell of Elm Creek, Groomed (raku and glass)
Katrina Florell of Elm Creek, 5: Standing (ceramics)
Alice Berryman of Malcolm, Untitled 1 (clay)

Mark Halva of Riverdale, Slash Grouping
Paul Engler of North Platte, Untitled (Blue)
Paul Engler of North Platte, Untitled (Red)
Graphic Design

Andrea Trew of North Platte, Monopoly Sponsored Habitat for Humanity Poster
J. Nathan Hansen of Omaha, Student Art Exhibition Poster 2007
Anne McGovern of Grand Island, Book Cover Spread
On Paper

Kami Jorgensen of Kearney, Gray Still Life (pastel)
Kasey Moon of Minden, Between Two Worlds (print)
Shannon Runge of Kearney, Night Landscape (watercolor)

Charles Schluckebler of Palisade, Lily and Ashley (aluminum)
Natalie Sindelar of Republican City, 4D4M5 RIB (welding rod)
Charles Schluckebler of Palisade, Myrah Foam (painted styrafoam)