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UWS art winners named; works currently on display

Four University of Wisconsin-Superior art students took home top honors April 2 in judging during the university's Student Honors Art Exhibit. The exhibit is held each year by UWS' Department of Visual Arts. Derrick Burbul, a UWS alumnus who now ...

Four University of Wisconsin-Superior art students took home top honors April 2 in judging during the university's Student Honors Art Exhibit.

The exhibit is held each year by UWS' Department of Visual Arts. Derrick Burbul, a UWS alumnus who now teaches art at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, was the guest judge of this year's exhibit.

Students receiving Best of Show awards are:

  • Amy Rusch Mack, Lake Nebagamon, copper work titled "Vessel."
  • Sheri Niemeyer, Inwood, Iowa, silver gelatin print titled "Arbor Day."
  • Hayley Johnson, Superior, mixed media work titled "Crows."
  • Amy Varsek, Ely, Minn., mixed media untitled work.

Students receiving honorable mention:

  • Sawa Senzaki, Fujisawa, Japan, pit-fired clay piece titled "Gart 2."
  • Grace Meyer, Bruno, Minn., color print titled "Moment."
  • Chelsey Miller, Superior, collage titled "Poem."
  • Carie Thuringer, Hoyt Lakes, Minn., untitled silver gelatin print.
  • Katie Story of Belpre, Ohio, mixed media untitled work.
  • Teruyasu Miyazawa, Tokyo, Japan, mixed media titled "Spring, Winter, Summer on Wisconsin Point."
  • Dan LaPlante, Duluth, untitled mixed media.
  • Robert Reins, Duluth, acrylic painting titled "Grandparents, 1920."
  • Lesley Ross, Winneconne, Wis., oil painting titled "Break Through."
  • Deborah Waldron, Two Harbors, oil and pastel titled "Nude Study -- Yellow."
  • Colie Sawinski, Duluth, mixed sculpture titled "Found Beauty."
  • Kate Ratkovich, Gleason, Wis., untitled silver gelatin print.
  • Jamie Lund, Cloquet, Minn., digital photo titled "Nature."
  • Kim Ferdon, Duluth, silver gelatin print titled "Trees Cubist Thoughts."

The Student Honors Art Exhibit is on display from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through April 27 in Kruk Gallery in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center at UWS. For directions to campus, visit www.uwsuper.edu/directions .

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