TOP PHOTO: Award winners from the 2011 Rend Lake College Student Art Show are; SEATED, FROM LEFT, Kellie Bryant (Christopher), Danni Mathis (Tamaroa), Heather Still (McLeansboro), Lacey Pearce (Mt. Vernon) and Aubree Willis (Benton). BACK ROW, FROM LEFT are; Jean Bravard (Mt. Vernon), Kim Lansford, Erica Burton (Mt. Vernon), David Tennyson Jr. (Mt. Vernon), Butch McIntyre (Mt. Vernon), Tiffany Garofolo (Mt. Vernon), Ethan Poe (West Frankfort), Audrey Mayo (Mt. Vernon), Colleen Ryterski (Pinckneyville), Willie Boyd (Sesser) and Cassie Porter (Mt. Vernon).CLICK HERE for a larger image.
MIDDLE PHOTO: Scholarship winners, FROM LEFT are; Masen Motsinger of Harrisburg, Lacy DePasquale of Benton and Amanda Gardner of Thompsonville. CLICK HERE for a larger image.
BOTTOM PHOTO: Top award winners, pitctured with RLC Vice President of Academic Instruction Chris Kuberski, are, FROM LEFT, Kellie Bryant of Christopher, Erica Burton of Mt. Vernon, Danni Mathis of Tamaroa, Butch McIntyre of Mt. Vernon and Heather Still of McLeansboro. CLICK HERE for a larger image.
____________ Awards: ______________
Best of show:
Danni Mathis, Pinckneyville, for her painting "Delicate Elegance."
Kellie Bryant, Christoper, for her ink drawing "My Silly Clown."
RLC Purchase Award:
Heather Still, McLeansboro, for her photo "The First Snow."
Dr. Evelyn Claxton Award:
Erica Burton, Mt. Vernon, for her drawing "Hunter."
Best of Ceramics:
Butch McIntyre, Mt. Vernon, "Tin Man."
Adam Award for best pen or pencil:
Willie Boyd, Sesser, "Amazon Goddess."
Alyssa Award for most dramatic:
David Tennyson, Dahlgren, "Convoluted."
Erica Burton, Mt. Vernon
1st: Ethan Poe, West Frankfort, "Dashing"
2nd: Aubree Willis, Benton, "Elroy"
3rd: Jane Colvin, Wayne City, "My Guy"
1st: Danni Mathis, Pinckneyville, "Self Portrait II"
2nd: David Tennyson, Dahlgren, "Seed-Section"
3rd: Kellie Bryant, Christopher, "Eye of the Pink Lady"
1st: Tiffany Garofolo, Mt. Vernon, "Addison"
2nd: Cassie Porter, Mt. Vernon, "Happily Ever After"
3rd: Jean Bravard, Mt. Vernon, "Just Messing Around"
1st: Jean Bravard, Mt. Vernon, "Prince" (ceramics)
2nd: Lacey Pearce, Mt. Vernon, "Venus" (ceramics)
3rd: Audrey Mayo, Mt. Vernon, untitled stained glass
2D Mixed Media:
1st: Kellie Bryant, Christopher, "4 in 1 Calla Lily"
2nd: Willie Boyd, Sesser, "This Isn't Right"
3rd: Aubree Wilis, Benton, "Enlightened"
3D Mixed Media:
1st: Kim Lunsford, Mt. Vernon, "Safe"
2nd: Jerome Wisehart, Whittington, "Skate"
3rd: Lee Knauss, Texico, "Show Me Your Soul"
Honorable mention awards went to Nick Jennings, Heather Still, Colleen Ryterski, Erica Burton, and Zina Smith.
The judge was Carrie Gibbs, Director, Shrode Art Center, at the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mt. Vernon.