Owens Community College recognizes students for Creative Excellence in Artistic Expression
May 20, 2011: Nine Owens Community College students were recently honored for their creative excellence in art as the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery held its annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.
A jury composed of area artists and professionals selected the winning entries based on creative excellence. The Juried Student Art Exhibition was open to all students enrolled within Fine and Performing Arts courses.
The show featured 97 pieces of artwork in the categories of fine art, photography and commercial art. Fifty-seven students enrolled within Fine and Performing Arts courses at Owens had artwork accepted for the show.
In the category of fine art, Brandon Freeman of Toledo was awarded first place for his oil painting on canvas titled “Red Girl”. Jim Lohman of Toledo received second place for his graphite art titled “Value of a Portrait” and Deb Helwig of Delta took third place for her calligraphy titled “Dark Man”.
Laura Traxler of Toledo was awarded first place in the category of photography for her photo alternative process art titled “Abandon”, while Amy Everett of Millbury took second place for her digital photograph “Gabe One.” Tabitha Adams of Bowling Green garnered third place for her digital mixed media artwork titled “Suit Case”.
In the category of commercial art, Matt Johnson of Holland was awarded first place for his CD and vector design titled “Radiohead”. Nathan Daulbaugh of Toledo took second place for his movie poster raster design “Into the Night” and Eunyoung Oh of Perrysburg received third place honors for his DVD and vector design “The Devil Wears Prada”.