Our reception for our annual Juried Student Show, Nonword & Upward was held this past Thursday and with prizes yet to be announced, there was quite a bit of anticipation about the awards and an evening of celebration and enjoyment of the work and of peers.
Best of Show: Mishael Lee for his Oil Painting, “Untitled 3”
First Place: Nikki Toyama for her piece, “Church Builders”
Second Place: Hannah Mei Smith for her ceramic self-portrait head bust, “Hannah Mei Smith”
Honorable Mentions went to:
Daniel Lipford for his short film, “Chalk”
Christine McParland for her ink and watercolor piece, “Frost’s Spring”
Laura Ketchum for her photograph entitled “Unexpected Introspective”
and Caleb Manske for his painting, “Who will help me”
This year we introduced a new award, The Student Choice Award, which went to Christine McParland for her piece, “Frost’s Spring” which also won an Honorable Mention.