INA, Ill. (March 28, 2013) – The Rend Lake College Student Art Show was held Thursday, March 27, in the Theatre Lobby. The judge was Tienne Rei Kollars of Herrin. A total of 80 pieces were submitted for the show, and more than $1,500 was awarded in prizes, scholarships and tuition waivers to local high school and RLC students.
And The Winners Are: Winners from the 2014 Rend Lake College Student Art Show are pictured above. Their art will be on display until May 2 in the college’s Learning Resource Center and Theatre Lobby. Pictured is, FRONT ROW, FROM LEFT, Alexandra Miller (Pinckneyville), Casey Brandt (Mt. Vernon), Achaia Shipp (Mt. Vernon), Makeda Jones (Mt. Vernon), and LaKenzie Blankenship (Mt. Vernon); BACK ROW, FROM LEFT, Sue Good (McLeansboro), Jane Colvin (Wayne City), Keri Hartleb (Mulkeytown), Hannah Forby (Benton), Samuel Lawrence (Mt. Vernon), Hannah Brannan (Thompsonville), Chelsea Sprinkle (Mt. Vernon), Michael E. Williams (Ina), and Dawn Tanner (Pinckneyville). Click on the image for a larger view.
High School Scholarships: Chelsea Sprinkle, RIGHT, of Mt. Vernon was awarded one of three tuition waivers to attend Rend Lake College in the fall, based on her portfolio. Chelsea is pictured with RLC Vice President of Academic Instruction Chris Kuberski, LEFT.
Purchase Award and Best of Show: Jane Colvin of Wayne City "Exposure for the Road"
Keri Hartleb (Mulkeytown) won a Students for Students Scholarship for her art portfolio.Sue Good (McLeansboro) won a Students for Students Scholarship for her art portfolio.
Best of Portfolio: Casey Brandt of Mt. Vernon
Foundation Award: Dawn Tanner of Pinckneyville "Out on a Limb""Out on a Limb"
Claxton Award: Makeda Jones of Mt. Vernon "Do You See What I See?""Do You See What I See?"
Ceramic Art Award: Kayann Bush of Mt. Vernon "Face Pitcher"
2D, First Place: Jane Colvin of Wayne City "Worth the Work"
2D, Second Place: Makeda Jones of Mt. Vernon "This Generation"
2D, Third Place: Michael E. Williams of Ina "The One That Didn't Get Away""The One That Didn't Get Away"
3D, First Place: William Kimble of Thompsonville "Bonsai Treasure"3D, Second Place: William Kimble of Thompsonville "Light Relief Bench Carving"
3D, Third Place: Achaia Shipp of Mt. Vernon "Waterfall Brown""Waterfall Brown"
Alyssa Award: Sue Good of McLeansboro "Echoes of Chihuly"
Adam Award: Casey Brandt of Mt. Vernon "Happy Kiss"
Adam Lee Lorance Memorial Scholarship: Alexandra Miller of Pinckneyville
Honorable Mention: Hannah Forby of Benton "Skull within the Hats""Skull within the Hats"
Honorable Mention: LaKenzie Blankenship of Mt. Vernon "Sunny Side of Life""Sunny Side of Life"
Honorable Mention: Hannah Brannan of Thompsonville "Alice in Wonderland" "Alice in Wonderland"
Honorable Mention: Samuel Lawrence of Mt. Vernon "Serpent's Ire""Serpent's Ire"
Honorable Mention: Hannah Storment of Mt. Vernon "Illuminate"
RLC Scholarship Winners: Barretta Chullen of Thompsonville and Logan Tharp of Norris City