This year’s prizes for the Dawson Community College 2009 Spring Juried Student Art Show and the 2009-2010 Visual Arts Merit Scholarships were announced on April 26th at DCC’s Annual Associated Student Body Awards Banquet.
The Art Show Awards include First Place: Destiny Egeness, Glendive; Second Place: Cerise Olson, Glendive; Third Place: Lacey Winderl Lee, Glendive, Fourth Place: Stephanie Haynie, Circle, MT; and Honorable Mention: Tre’sean Owens, Portland, Oregon. The prize winning artworks were chosen by this year’s jurors, Glendive artists Teresea Olson Neary and Michael Meissner.
In addition, the People’s Choice Awards went to Destiny Egeness and Lacey Winderl Lee, along with the Director of Public Relations Award for the back cover of the 2009-2010 DCC Student Handbook; Jane Wynne’s choice: Lacey Winderl Lee’s Radiance of Innocence. The front cover was awarded to Destiny Egeness’ Yellow Glasses in the 2008 Fall Juried Student Art Show.
The spring art show prizes were generously donated by Dr. Jim Cargill, President; Jackie Schultz, Dean of Instructional Services; Justin Cross, Dean of Administrative Services; Jane Wynne, Director of Public Relations; the DCC Art Club, and Gretchen Bederman, DCC Art Department.
The students exhibiting in the Spring Juried Student Art Show are Stephanie Bagwell, Ty Bradford, Bobby Cisco, Destiny Egeness, Katelyn Eskridge, Emily Fitterman, Shyann Frank, Caroline Greiman, Dino Gutesa, Stephanie Haynie, Kendra Henriksen, Lacey Winderl Lee, Teresa Lenart, Cerise Olson, Tre’Sean Owens, Mette Scarpholt, Janelle Sheeran, Courtney Talerico, Amber Williams, and Krista Williams.
The Dawson Community College Visual Arts Merit Scholarships for 2009-2010 were award to Lacey Winderl Lee for the second year, and to incoming students Bailey Tennant, Glendive; and Peggy Szidik – Elhard, Scobey, MT.
Three Award winning artists will soon be 2009 DCC graduates.
Award winning artists and art education majors Cerise Olson, Emily Fitterman, and Bobby Cisco will receive their Associate of Arts degrees from Dawson Community College on Friday, May 15th. Following graduation from DCC, these three talented artists will continue to pursue their art careers. Emily Fitterman will be transferring to the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. Cerise Olson will be studying at Dickinson State University. Bobby Cisco will also, go onto Dickinson State, but first he will be traveling to Korea for Tae Kwan Do in October. Congratulations to one and all!