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Gallery Hosts High School Art Show

3/1/16
The Jorgenson Gallery at Moberly Area Community College is currently exhibiting works from area high school art students. Now in it's14th year, the annual competition invites artists to display their work for judging in a professional setting.

The 2016 exhibit includes 158 works of art from nine high schools in MACC's 16 county service region. Schools participating included Community RVI, Glasgow, Macon, Madison, Mark Twain, Mexico, New Franklin, South Shelby, and Westran. The show is open to the public through March 11, and an Awards Reception will be held March 4, from 5-7pm.

Judges Janet Bratcher, Susan Carter and Dr. Paula Glover reviewed submissions last week and awarded the following designations.

Best in Show:
Kelsey Keil "Self Portrait" Mark Twain

Ceramics:
First Place- Julie Curless "Hand Built Tea Pot" South Shelby
Second Place- Marissa Riddle, "Untitled" Westran
Third Place- Julie Curless "Hand Built Bottles" South Shelby

Drawing B&W:
First Place- Anthea Rackley "Buddha" New Franklin
Second Place- Dakota Threlkeld "It All Ends" South Shelby
Third Place- Jake Hammond "Mail Man" South Shelby

Drawing Color:
First Place- Emily Minor "Untitled" Westran
Second Place- Harley Thomas "Evil Within" Mexico
Third Place- Kara Phillips "Magic Elephant" Madison

Mixed Media:
First Place- Jazzman Laye "He's More Myself" South Shelby
Second Place- Shelby Prentzler "Tree" Glasgow
Third Place- Krysten Prock "Old News" Macon

Painting:
First Place- Jazzman Laye "Angelia" South Shelby
Second Place- The One Who Knows" South Shelby
Third Place- Kamron Burke "Lucidity" South Shelby

Photography:
First Place- Addie Head "First Frost" Macon
Second Place- Addie Head "Encased Life" Macon
Third Place- Allison Mundy "Seeking Adventure" Mexico

Printmaking:
First Place- Jake Hammond "Eloi, Eloi, Lama Sabachthani" South Shelby
Second Place- Richard Tapia "Humanity" Westran
Third Place- Corey Burton "Untitled" Westran

Sculpture:
First Place- Bryce Fifer "River Otter" South Shelby
Second Place- Mercedes Weber "Daydream" South Shelby
Third Place- Caleb Barber "Eagle" South Shelby

The Jorgenson Fine Arts Gallery, named in honor of MACC President Emeritus Dr. Evelyn E. Jorgenson, was created as part of the remodel of the historic MACC Coliseum in 2002. The wing provides an updated and expanded space for Graphic Arts & Fine Arts programs, including lab space, classrooms, and studios. In addition to the local high school and MACC student shows, the Gallery hosts rotating exhibits throughout the year that feature the work of national and international artists. The Gallery is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 7AM to 8:30PM and on Friday from 7AM to 4PM.

Visit the Jorgenson Gallery Facebook page for more pictures of the show. 

 

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