Annual Student Art and Design Exhibition

54th Annual Student Art and Design Award Winners Announced

Rachel Frucci was awarded first place for her ceramic work.

Rachel Frucci was awarded first place for her ceramic work.

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 May 30 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:

Issac Zenz earnbed second place

Issac Zenz earned second place

$400 First Place:
Rachel Frucci – Ceramics I: “Untitled,” ceramic

$300 Second Place:
Issac Zenz – Art Appreciation: “Anything but a Box,” cardboard

$200 Third Place:
Shelby Cain – Drawing I: Texture Study, mixed media

$100 Honorable Mentions:
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 earned the President's Purchase Award

Mystic Hayes earned the 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.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  Please call 777-0324 for more information.