Art Student Show Awards and New Summer Student Award Show

Clatsop Community College’s recent Art Student Show, juried by Roger Dorband, showcased the talents and creativity of the college’s art students, and featured a range of disciplines taught at Clatsop Community College, including graphic arts, basic design, drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, photography and printmaking.

The following artwork and students were selected for awards:

  • Photography: “Blue Oblivion” by Ralph Lehman
  • Graphic Design: “Pacific Rim Poster” by Devon Abing
  • Basic Design: “Hiwet” by Asmait Zeleke
  • Drawing: “Lost But Not Forgotten” by Makayla Watson
  • Painting: “Attitide” by John Wecker
  • Printmaking: “Evolutionary Woman” by Normandie Hand
  • Ceramics: “Anagama Vase” by Doug Shadbolt
  • Sculpture: “White Elephant” by Dale Rogers
  • Juror’s 2D Award: “Twenty-four” by John Wecker
  • Juror’s 3D Award: “White Elephant” by Dale Rogers
  • President’s Choice Purchase Award: “Tall Vase, Stoneware, Fired in Astoria Dragon Kiln” by Loren Cross
  • President’s Choice Purchase Award: “Reclining Nude” by Roger Hallin

In addition, CCC announces its new “Summer Student Award Show.” This multi-media exhibit will feature work by students selected by the art faculty. Participating artists include: Brand Dichter, Sam Jones, Melanie Lessard, Devon Abing, Therese Langevin-Frech, Makayla Watson, Alisa Vernon, Emily Johnson, Lance Smith, Kirsten Horning and Roger Hallin.

The “Student Summer Award Show” opens Thursday, July 12 at 6:00p.m. in the CCC Art Center Gallery, 1799 Lexington Avenue, Astoria. Light refreshments will be served. Work will be on exhibit through August 2. Summer Art Center Gallery hours are: Monday-Thursday, 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m., and weekends by appointment.
The CCC Art Center Gallery was established in 1979, and is dedicated to:

  • Sustaining and promoting contemporary art and visual culture through exhibitions and programming, which creates a stimulating environment conducive to learning and creative expression.
  • Enriching the cultural life of the campus, the local community, and the North Coast region.
  • Providing local and statewide leadership in the exhibition of contemporary art through regional, national, and international exhibitions.
  • Enhancing visual literacy and critical thinking while promoting the highest professional standards of artistry and craft.
  • Fusing our instructional programs in the Arts and Humanities directly to the cultural vitality of the community.

Please direct inquiries to: Kristin Shauck, 503-338-2472.

Clatsop Community College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

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