The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts is pleased to announce the winners of its fourth annual Student Art Competition. The honorees were selected by CU alumnus B.C. Gilbert, a sculptor, painter, printmaker and educator.
The exhibition will be on display at CU’s Art Teaching Gallery, located in the Art Building, through March 2.
Duncan’s Monica Monsanto was honored with the first place award in the Two-Dimensional Art category for her oil, “Eleven P.M.” Emilee Basham, Lawton, earned second place with her oil on canvas, “Bee Lady.” Third place was awarded to Krystal Solis of Comanche for her oil on canvas, “Portrait.”
In the Three-Dimensional Art category, Lawton’s Sage Giradot was awarded first place for “The Bed,” a mixed media piece.
Other winners in Three Dimensional Art were Diane Denham, Lawton, whose “Some Assembly Required,” constructed of wood and aluminum, earned second place. Monsanto’s “The Bugs Nest #1” claimed third place with a piece made of wood and metal.
Honorable mention awards were presented to Alyssa Cox, Duncan, for her linocut, “Helping Hand,” Dayton Horn, Carnegie, for “Foiled Again,” a work made from aluminum, and Jaden Pebeahsy, Lawton, for her gouache “Self Portrait.”
Pebeahsy received the Award of Exceptionalism, which recognizes outstanding work across several media, as well as exceptional work ethic and prolific artwork production.