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UW Student Exhibition Winners Announced


February 12, 2008 — More than $19,000 in prize money was awarded to winners of the University of Wyoming Art Museum's recent 33rd annual Juried Student Exhibition. The exhibition winners were selected by juror Linny Frickman, director of the Hatton Gallery at Colorado State University.


The exhibition, on view at the museum until March 1, recognizes and celebrates the creative work of UW students. An art talk by the award-winning students is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. A selection from the exhibition will be on view until April 19 in the Centennial Complex Gallery.


The students who received awards, listed by hometown, award and title of work, are:


Buffalo -- Lisa Lofgren, Lisa Lewis Dubois student exhibition award, "Peacock: Transitioning."


Casper -- Rebecca Wessman, Law School purchase award, "One Way or Another": Leighton White, Office of Academic Affairs purchase award, untitled; UW Libraries purchase award, untitled; Joe C. Tull Jr. Memorial purchase award, First Interstate Bank award, and UW Art Museum National Advisory Board award, "School Is In."


Cheyenne -- Molly Box, College of Health Sciences purchase award and Juror's award, "Anniversaire."


Cody -- Clint Mulbay, College of Health Sciences purchase award and Ann Simpson and Family award, "Rolling Thunder."


Dayton -- Betsy Rae Mock, Law School purchase award, "Old Town Market Life" and "Kibokoni"; Seth Schwaiger, College of Health Sciences purchase award, "Smithing."


Encampment -- Sammy Basinger, Office of Academic Affairs purchase award, "Fruit."


Gillette -- Danielle Alvarado, Jacque Buchanan graphic arts award, "Pangea."


Laramie -- Kathy Buckardt, College of Health Sciences purchase award, "Sanctity&?rdquo;; Heather Duncan, Office of Academic Affairs purchase award, "Lonesome Tree and Solitude"; Jeff Hubbell, College of Health Sciences purchase award, "At the Market"; Travis Ivey, Student Art League honorable mention, "Blanko"; Tina McCarty, Outreach School purchase award, "Sleeping Elephant"; Alanna Reid, Office of Academic Affairs purchase award, "Almost Home."


Newcastle -- Sarah Hayman, Office of Student Affairs purchase award, FMC honors award, and Lisa Lewis Dubois student exhibition award, "Elephant Ear;" UW Division of Administration purchase award, "Connected."


Thermopolis -- Everett Woodward, President's Office purchase award, "Black Teapot and Black Pot."


Winners from out of state are:


Colorado


Boulder -- Aaron K. Roberts, College of Health Sciences purchase award, "3rd Street"; Student Art League cash award, "Self Portrait."


Colorado Springs -- Michelle Winchell, Margaret Arth Award for Excellence, "Book of Beasts."


Lakewood -- Hannah Benigno, Jacque Buchanan graphic arts award, "Pangea."


Mississippi


Ocean Springs -- Courtney Googe, UW Division of Administration purchase award, "Her Blanket and Gretchen and Bean"; A&S Dean's award, "Reeve's Vase."


Montana


Crow Agency -- Judd Thompson, UW Libraries purchase award, "One Long Trip."


Nebraska


Kimball -- Andrew Flores, UW Division of Administration purchase award, "Different Point of View."


Omaha -- Hollie Engdahl, President's Office purchase award, "My Grandpa's Ageless Beauty;" John Paul Militti, Staff Senate purchase award, "Self Portrait."


South Dakota


Rapid City -- Luke Gorder, President's Office purchase award, untitled.


Spearfish -- Mike Hurley, President's Office purchase award and Student Art League cash award, "Across the Earth."


The UW Art Museum is located in the Centennial Complex at 22nd and Willett Drive in Laramie. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. on Mondays. Admission is free.


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Aaron K. Roberts of Boulder, Colo., was among the winners in the UW Art Musuem's recent Juried Student Exhibition.

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