Thursday, November 10, 2016

Artists Receive Awards at Annual President’s Show

The 2016 President’s Art Show opened Nov. 9 at the Salt Lake Community College South City Campus in the Center for Arts & Media's Multipurpose Room, where several artists received awards during a reception. This year’s annual juried event drew from more than 280 entries and celebrates the works of dozens of local professional and amateur artists with the hope of bringing together people from across the community.

The awardees are:

President’s Award $1,000
Anna Allred
Ohio Blue 2 (print on handwoven silk tissue paper)

Community Award $1,000
Paige Anderson
Heartened (acrylic and oil on panel)

Best In Show $1,500
Lisa Hildebrand
In Living Color (collage of paint samples and sewing patterns)

2nd Place $500
Heather Stamenov
Letting It All Out (oil on canvas)

3rd Place $500
Christopher Brown
Electronic Brain (charcoal on paper)

The artwork will remain on display until Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday (closed Saturday and Sunday). Many of the pieces, representing multiple mediums, are for sale.