University of Southern Indiana

Juried Student Exhibition 2017

Spring 2017

47th Annual Juried Student Art Show
April 2-30, 2017
Reception: 2-4 p.m., Sunday, April 2, 2017

The 47th Annual University of Southern Indiana Juried Student Art Show will be open April 2-30 in the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries on the USI campus. The galleries are open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday.

Over $9,000 in merit awards, scholarships and purchase awards was announced on Sunday, April 2, at the opening of the show. Freshman Art major Bayley Graham won the top award, Best of Show, with her ink drawing Shadow Nest (see below).

The Immortal Slab by Patrick Bennet & Walnut Table #2 by Christian Smith

Background: Patrick Bennet, The Immortal Slab - Merit Award
Foreground: Christian Smith, Walnut Table #2 - Merit Award

The Last Dryad by Cally Jo Klausing

Cally Jo Klausing, The Last Dryad, woodcut
Printmaking Merit Award

Shadow Nest by Bayley Graham

Bayley Graham, Shadow Nest, ink drawing
Best of Show

Rooftop Perspectives by Megan Thorne

Megan Thorne, Rooftop Perspectives, inkjet print

Rise by Dillon Wire

Dillon Wire, Rise, mixed media painting
Sophomore Merit Award

Juror Arthur Fields has selected 170 artworks from over 400 entries for the exhibition and selected the award recipients. Fields is an artist and photographer based in Dallas and Vincennes/Evansville, Indiana. He received his MFA from Texas Woman's University in Denton and his BFA in digital imaging from Washington University in St. Louis. His current photographic work deals with self-image and technology relationships. Fields is a board member of several photographic arts organizations including Ticka Arts and the Texas Photographic Society. He also is an active member of the Society for Photographic Education, serving as student volunteer coordinator for the national conference. Fields is an assistant professor of art, currently teaching photography, and runs the Shircliff Gallery at Vincennes University in Vincennes, Indiana.

Future President by Tanna Small

Tanna Small, Future President, oil on canvas
Merit Award

Mary Lou Kramer by Emily Meyer

Emily Meyer, Mary Lou Kramer, acrylic on canvas
Merit Award

Portrait of Chicken with Woman by Justin Cecil

Justin Cecil, Portrait of Chicken with Woman,
oil on linen
Merit Award

3 Parts of a Sloth by Kerri Nelson

Kerri Nelson, 3 Parts of a Sloth, pit-fired ceramics

Citrus by Bree Neeley

Bree Neeley, Citrus, inkjet print


Award Artist Title
Best of Show Bayley Graham Shadow Nest
Graphic Design Merit Award Kaleigh Wallace Know Your Cup of Joe
Graphic Design Merit Award for Packaging, Wearables or Environmental Graphics Kaleigh Wallace Hide and Sika
Ceramics Merit Award Sue Culley It Is All Inside Us
Drawing Merit Award Peyton Ahrens Clarity
Painting Merit Award Philip Kuhns Pickle Things
Illustration Merit Award Bethany Schwartzentruber Carousel Craze
Jewelry Merit Award Carli Kempf Crumble
Printmaking Merit Award Cally Jo Klausing The Last Dryad
Sculpture Merit Award Olivia Dehner Knowledge Can Take You Far
Three-Dimensional Printing Merit Award Jordan Greene The Cross
Woodworking Merit Award Logan Tharpe Jessie Evans
Photography Merit Award Claire Wright Downtown Life
Darkroom Photography Merit Award Laura Green Autumn's Aura
Graphic Design Branding Merit Award Bethany Schwartzentruber EAFC logo
Graphic Design Posters/Informational Graphic Merit Award Logan Boyd Fox Invasive Species
Freshman Scholarship in Memory of James Parrent Kameron Nosko SE 1st Street
Sophomore Scholarship Dillon Wire Cloud Cuckoo Land
Junior Scholarship Jessie Reising An Ancient Shutter
Sophomore/Junior Scholarship Katie Carlisle Love Birds
Excellence in Graphic Design Scholarship Emily Smitley The K-9 Unit
Stephen Herron '81 Memorial Award Madeline Kissel A Gardner's Dream
Dee Millard Memorial Award in Woodworking Brian Simpson Defender
Degreed Student Merit Award Melinda Scott Silly Siblings
Senior Merit Award Savannah Hoskinson Thylacine
Junior Merit Award Levi Schulz Portrait of my Mother
Sophomore Merit Award Dillon Wire Rise
Freshman Merit Award Jonathan Hamilton Agape
Art Club Member Award Michael Miller Cramped Quarters
Art Club Member Award Grace Wagner Marionette
Art Club Member Award Alison Shouse Hand Made
Art Club Member Award Tylar Dean Ski-Ka-Ha-Chu-Rui
Merit Award Andrew Maurer Cogwheel
Merit Award Justin Cecil Portrait of Chicken with Woman
Merit Award Kaleigh Wallace Little Woman
Merit Award Victoria West Penny the American Kestrel
Merit Award Savannah Hoskinson Skull Study Book
Merit Award Tanna Small Future President
Merit Award Christian Smith Walnut Table #2
Merit Award Patrick Bennett The Immortal Slab
Merit Award Kaleigh Wallace Lannister Identity Guidelines
Merit Award Shelby Moring Memories Have Teeth: A Collection of Shark Teeth
Merit Award Callie Poehlein Les temps sont durs pour les rêvure
Merit Award Casi Bower Kids Trash
Merit Award Brian Simpson Creative Energy
Merit Award Philip Kuhns Paper Garden Matching Game Illustration
Merit Award Benjamin Turner Dark and Light
Merit Award Tanna Small Papaw Tim's Legacy
Merit Award Emily Meyer Mary Lou Kramer
Merit Award Evelyn Freudenburg Seeker
Merit Award Katy Whitehouse Woman Up
Merit Award Jes David Beanut Putter Cup
Purchase Award Kaleigh Wallace Know Your Joe
Purchase Award Sarah Alsaied Green Horizon
Purchase Award Livia Alexander Women's Work
Purchase Award Austin Ahrens Untitled
Purchase Award Tylar Dean Sly Trickster
Fox Invasive Species by Logan Boyd

Logan Boyd, Fox Invasive Species, information graphics
Graphic Design Posters/Informational Graphic Merit Award

EAFC logo by Bethany Schwartzentruber

Bethany Schwartzentruber, EAFC logo, digital print
Graphic Design Branding Merit Award

Women's Work by Livia Alexander

Livia Alexander, Women's Work, mixed media painting
Purchase Award

Holiday World, After Hours by Callie Poehlein

Callie Poehlein, Holiday World, After Hours, linocut

Clarity by Peyton Ahrens

Peyton Ahrens, Clarity, charcoal drawing
Drawing Merit Award

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