The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts is pleased to announce the winners of its third annual Student Art Competition. The honorees were selected by Patrick Riley, retired Professor of Art and Chair at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
The exhibition will be on display at CU’s Art Teaching Gallery, located in the Art Building, through March 28.
Marlow’s Elizabeth McMains was honored with the first place award in the Two-Dimensional Art category for her oil, “Turbulance.” Alyssa Cox, also of Duncan, earned second place with her charcoal work, “Juxtaposed.” Third place was awarded to Vincent Wolf of Anadarko for the linocut “Mother’s Love.”
In the Three-Dimensional Art category, Lawton’s Kourtney Rice was awarded first place for “Butterfly Fairy Bliss” created from wire, steel and wood.
Other winners in Three Dimensional Art were Krystal Solis of Comanche, whose untitled work of copper, cast steel and wool earned second place. Monica Monsanto of Duncan claimed third place with her sculpture, “Model of the Southernmost Port of the City of Ordeal.”
Honorable mention awards were presented to John Ausdemore of Lawton for his charcoal, “A Hard Spoiled Life,” Lauryl Dawn Russell of Lawton for “Perfectly Imperfect: A Work in Progress,” made of resin, cardboard and wood; and Michele Pierce of Frederick for her oil, “Duck, Duck, Gator.”
Alyssa Cox received the Award of Exceptionalism, which recognizes outstanding work across several media, and exceptional work ethic and prolific artwork production.