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Announcing Award Winners for On the Wire: Second Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Showcased at NSU Through Apr. 26

Pictured (clockwise from left) are: Diana Blanco’s “Eyes” (gouache on bristol), Samantha Schemidt’s “Water Lilies” (folded white cardboard paper), Fernando Frances’ “Fur-Free Poster Design” (digital print), Mahmoud Abutoubeh’s “Typography Self-Portrait” (digital print), Greg Johnson’s “Flower Typography” (digital print), and Grace Cox’s “Typography Self-Portrait” (digital print). Cox also received the Patron’s Award, voted on by gallery guests, for her mixed media self-portrait.

Nine student artists have been recognized for their award-winning submissions for On the Wire: Second Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The complete showcase of works is on display through Apr. 26, in Gallery 217 of the Performing and Visual Arts Wing in the Don Taft University Center at NSU. The exhibit is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts.

Receiving first place (Best in Show) was Fernando Frances, a business major and graphic design minor, for his “Fur-Free Poster Design” digital print. Art major Mikaela Myers earned second place for “Resting,” a charcoal figure drawing. Third place went to Mahmoud Abutoubeh, an art major concentrating in graphic design, for his digital print “Typography Self-Portrait.” Samantha Schemidt, a biology major, received the Dean’s Choice Award for her colored pencil and charcoal work “El Gallo.”

Jane Hart, curator of exhibitions at the non-profit Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, served as juror for this year’s exhibition. The following students earned honorable mentions from Hart for their works: Edilberto Aponte (“Fur-Free Poster Design,” digital print); Diana Blanco (“Eyes,” gouache on bristol); Grace Cox (“Typography Self-Portrait,” digital print), who also earned the Patron’s Award, voted on by gallery guests, for her mixed media self-portrait; Greg Johnson (“Flower Typography,” digital print); Steven Sabik (untitled digital photograph); and Samantha Schemidt (“Water Lilies,” folded white cardboard paper).

While judging the submissions, Hart said all of the student artists should feel a sense of achievement for their outstanding work. Additionally, Barbara Ryan, M.F.A., assistant professor in the college’s Division of Performing and Visual Arts, said, “The student submissions this year provide a broad example of message and media approach. This exhibition of academic scholarship for the visual arts provides pride while fostering professional exhibition practices.”

On the Wire, part of the college’s Exhibition Series, remains open at NSU through Apr. 26.

Gallery 217 Hours

Mondays: 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: 9 a.m.–noon, 2:30–5 p.m.

Thursdays: 12:30–2:30 p.m.

Fridays: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Or by appointment

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Lindsay Bartels, in the college’s Division of Performing and Visual Arts, at (954) 262-7620.