Kathryn Waters, professor emerita of art, was awarded the 2019 Mayor’s Arts Award at the Arts Council Awards ceremony hosted by the Arts Council of Southwest Indiana August 15. Waters, who taught at USI from 1981 through 2019 and was the 2015 USI Distinguished Professor, has had her artwork appear in many corporate, university, museum and private collections and exhibited widely at the national and regional levels.
Also at the ceremony, Jonathan Hittner '01 was named the recipient of the Visual Arts Award. Hittner received his bachelor’s degree in fine art from USI and was a student of Waters. Recent solo exhibitions of his work have been held in San Francisco, Nashville, Evansville, New Harmony and Henderson, Kentucky.
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