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Heartland’s 13th annual student art exhibition now on display

April 13, 2017

The Liberal Arts and Social Sciences department at Heartland presents the 13th annual juried student art exhibition. Artworks are on display in the College’s library now through May 10.

The exhibition features a wide range of art media and styles created by HCC student artists in studio art classes. Artist Jan Brandt juried the exhibition and selected award-winning artworks. Her exhibition, Bio Lab, is currently on display in the Joe McCauley Gallery on Heartland’s Normal campus.

To kick off the exhibit, the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences department hosted a reception on Monday, April 10 and recognized student artists. Artworks were judged based on professional presentation and mastery of the media, along with innovation, honesty and vitality.

Awards included:

Alexis Schoop accepts her awards.

First Place: Alexis Schoop, “Touchable Painting” (ceramic)

Second Place: Holly Chromy, “The Outdoor Hall” (gelatin silver print)

Third Place: Alexis Schoop, “Colored Pencil Piece #3 (colored pencil on paper)

Honorable Mention: Jill Kuanfung, “Little Gems” (ceramics, glazes, wooden tray)

Holly Chromy and professor Jane Camp

Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Bethany Kriegsman and Jill Kuanfung

The public is invited to view the free exhibition. Heartland’s library is on the first floor of the Student Commons Building at the main campus, 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal. Library hours are:

  • Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Noon - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Written by: Becky Gropp