University of Southern Indiana

Juried Student Exhibition 2011

41st Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

The 41st Annual USI Juried Art Exhibition is open from April 3 - 29, 2011, at the McCutchan Art Center/Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries.

The 154 artworks by 88 students were selected for the exhibit by juror Becky Alley, Curator of the Lexington Art League Gallery in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Winners of merit awards, purchase awards and scholarship awards were announced at the opening reception on April 3, 2011.  Community members and area businesses and corporations generously contribute to make these awards possible. 

Everything Was Blurred, a screen print by Christopher Thompson, won the Best of Show Award.

Juried 2011-1 Juried 2011-2 Juried 2011-3
Dean Aakhus with Christopher Thompson
and his Best of Show piece
DeWayne Esson, senior graphic design student,
with his work
Weren't They All Once Someone's Baby?, acrylic, by Jamie Williams, Painting Merit Award

About the Juror

Becky Alley is currently the Exhibitions and Programs Director at the Lexington Art League in Lexington, Kentucky. Ms. Alley earned a BFA in studio art from Washington University in 2000, and an MFA in studio art from the University of Kansas in 2005. Before joining the LAL staff in January 2010, Ms. Alley was the Director of University Galleries at Murray State University for nearly four years. She has organized over 100 shows and has curated several major projects including Think Tank, an international show of political art, and Creatures Great and Small, a touring exhibition of contemporary art featuring animals. She has also exhibited her artwork in several galleries across the United States, as well as in South Korea and China, and most recently had a solo exhibition titled COUNT at slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania.

MERIT AWARDS
CERAMICS
MERIT AWARD
$200
Bryce Burnett
Ceremonial Salt
JUNIOR
MERIT AWARD
$150
Wes Dossett
Spraycan #4 Art will Overcome
DRAWING
MERIT AWARD
$200
Taz Petterson
Butcher Piece
SOPHOMORE
MERIT AWARD
$150
Eli Draughn
Clippers
GRAPHIC DESIGN
MERIT AWARD
$200
 DeWayne Esson
Senior Seminar Exhibition 2010
FRESHMAN
MERIT AWARD
$150
Adrienne Eades
The Ascent
ILLUSTRATION
MERIT AWARD
$200
Jared Cook
Cigarettin 
ART CLUB
MERIT AWARD

 Hannah Jay
Bitch's Meals: Bitch's Lunch, Bitch's Side of Fries
INTERACTIVE MEDIA MERIT AWARD
$200
Daniel Osborne
CrowdSolve.It Color Battle 
DRAWING OR MIXED MEDIA
MERIT AWARD
John Poelein
Ink and Teeth
 
JEWELRY
MERIT AWARD
$200
 Christopher Wilke
Doric Order Ring
2D
MERIT AWARD

Hyeryon Park
A Letter
PAINTING
MERIT AWARD
$200
 Jamie Williams
Weren't They All Once Someone's Baby?
MERIT AWARD
Annette Delaney
Fire Crotch
PHOTOGRAPHY
MERIT AWARD
$200
Kyle Kress
City Grime on the Rise
MERIT AWARD
DeWayne Esson
Earth Squeeze
PRINTMAKING
MERIT AWARD
$200
Nathan Pietrykowski
The Build Up
MERIT AWARD Christopher Thompson
Comfort
SCULPTURE
MERIT AWARD
$200
Veronica Koester
Detained
MERIT AWARD
Roxanne Burton
Estrangement
WOODWORKING
MERIT AWARD
$200
Wes Dossett
This Box is Hip Hop
MERIT AWARD
Daniel Osborne
Variations on a Cinder Block
DEGREED STUDENT MERIT AWARD
$150
Michael Below
Petra Glide
MERIT AWARD
Alicia Tatman
Country Cornhole
SENIOR
MERIT AWARD
$150
Veronica Koester
Appropriation, Assimilation and Urban Expansion
   
PURCHASE AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
PURCHASE AWARD

Jared Cook
Cigarettin 
JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP
Christopher Wilke
Ned Ludd's Nightmare: An Enlightenment Pandora's Box
PURCHASE AWARD
Christina Butler
Untitled
SOPHOMORE SCHOLARSHIP
Nicholas Jay
F%$k PluTo
  JIM PARRENT '77
MEMORIAL
FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP
 Laura Coval
Striped Blanket
  FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP   John Brothers
Tele-Dragon

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