Wednesday, November 6, 2019

SLCC Kicks off Public Art Show with Award Winners


SLCC's Rob Adamson won this year's Community Award.

The Salt Lake Community College President's Art Show, an annual, juried event with a total of $5,000 in prize money, recently opened to the public by announcing the program’s six award recipients. This year 71 pieces were selected by the SLCC Art Committee from more than 230 entries. The prize winners are as follows:

·      President’s Award ($1000)
“Honeycomb”
Kristin Baird
·      Community Award ($1000)
“Light My Fire”
Rob Adamson
·      Dennis Klaus Honorary Award ($500)
“Emerging--Unfinished”
Gordon Storrs
·      Best in Show ($1500)
“Fall Monsoon Dazzler”
Gilmore Scott
·      2nd Place ($500)
“Gerti not Gertrude”
Sara Anderson
·      3rd Place ($500)
“Rumi’s Field”
Julie Strong

The show celebrates Utah artists and the powerful ways in which art brings people together. This year’s exhibition showcases a wide range of talented professional and amateur artists using their skills in a variety of media. Many of the works are for sale.

Exhibit dates:
·      Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
·      Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Located at:
Salt Lake Community College South City Campus
Multipurpose Room
1575 S. State Street, Salt Lake City

More award winners and art from the opening-night reception below: