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UW Student Art Exhibition Winners Announced
February 12, 2009 — More than $18,000 in prize money was awarded to winners of the University of Wyoming Art Museum's recent 34th annual Juried Student Exhibition.
The exhibition winners were selected by juror Jennifer Garner, assistant professor, director and curator of the Center for Visual Arts, Metropolitan State College of Denver. The exhibition recognizes and celebrates the creative work of UW students.
Students who received awards, listed by hometown, title of work and award, are:
Buffalo -- Haylee Bolinger, "Prostiwhoshion," Office of Academic Affairs Purchase Award; and Lisa Lofgren, "Scene 1: India," UW Libraries Purchase Award.
Casper -- Stephanie Meyer, "Masterpiece," UW Division of Administration Purchase Award; Leighton White, "Self Portrait," Office of Academic Affairs Purchase Award and "Untouchables," College of Engineering Purchase Award; and Steven Neuberger, "The Spill Brewery," Jacque Buchanan Graphics Arts Award.
Cheyenne -- Bethany Karban, "Tying the Knot," Pink Purse Society Excellence Award and "Untitled," Outreach School Purchase Award; and Hauva Manookin, "Between Here and Nowhere," UW Division of Administration Purchase Award.
Cody -- Abby Jackson, "Pods of Self Representation," UW Art Museum National Advisory Board Award; and Josh Boudreau, "Confessions of a Lovely Room," Joe C. Tull Jr. Memorial Purchase Award in Printmaking and Photography.
Dayton -- Jamie Fritz, "Precarious Refuge," National Advisory Board President's Award and "Static," David Reif Sculpture Award.
Encampment -- Alysia Kraft, "Storyteller," President's Office Award; and Sammy Baysinger, "Moonlit Willows," UW Division of Administration Purchase Award.
Evanston -- Paul Tholl, "Strength," College of Health Sciences Purchase Award.
Gillette -- Stephen Mullins, "Humble Insides," FMC Honors Award.
Jackson -- Amy Jurekovic, "Woman with a Pearl Earring," President's Office Purchase Award, Ann Simpson and Family Award, A&S Dean's Award and First Interstate Honors Award.
Laramie -- Kathy Buckardt, "Beaten but Still Smiling," College of Education Purchase Award; Dan Toro, "Lake Marie," College of Health Sciences Purchase Award and Lisa Lewis Dubois Student Exhibition Award.
Thermopolis -- Everett Woodward, "Peach Blossom Teapot," Honorable Mention, Student Art League Cash Award.
Winners from out of state are:
Benton -- Jeremy Stegall, "100 Year Old Door Knob," College of Health Sciences Purchase Award.
Denver -- Will Ross, "4 p.m.," Law School Purchase Award and Margaret Arth Award for Excellence.
Greenland -- Katherine Kerber, "The Spill Brewery," Jacque Buchanan Graphics Arts Award.
Lakewood -- Hannah Benigno, "The Spill Brewery," Jacque Buchanan Graphics Arts Award.
Longmont -- Spencer Duncan, "Petal," UW Division of Administration Award.
Walden -- Samantha Fields, Composition in Blue & Orange, Office of Student Affairs Purchase Award.
Hollandale -- Cassandra Stackis, "Portrait of Alysia Kraft," College of Education Purchase Award, Juror's Award.
Omaha -- Hollie Engdahl, "Overgrown," Office of Student Affairs Purchase Award, Honorable Mention and "A Dangerous Perch," Jacque Buchanan purchase; and Evan Major, "Caffeine Dream," UW Libraries Purchase Award.
Lead -- Jedediah Cracco, "The Pugilist," President's Office Purchase Award and "Untitled," Office of Academic Affairs Purchase Award.
Spearfish -- Michael Hurley, "Oil," Office of Academic Affairs Purchase Award and "Frozen Prairie," Law School Purchase Award.
Michael Hurley of Spearfish, S.D., presented his artwork at the recent Juried University of Wyoming Student Exhibition. (UW Photo)
Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2009