Undergraduate art exhibition
March 17, 2017
Juried show features students’ work in diverse media
The University of Delaware Department of Art and Design has announced the winners of its 25th annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, which continues on display from noon to 5 p.m. weekdays in Taylor Hall Gallery through Friday, March 24.
First prize and Best of Show honors went to untitled photography by Maya Tilghman.
Robert Barrese received second place honors for an oil painting titled “B,” and the third place prize was given to Laura Nagle for her mixed medium piece, “Eye’s Cream.”
Juror’s Choice awards were given to T.J. White for three videos, “It’s Parents Weekend,” “A Patriotic Performance” and “So You Think You’re a Justice Warrior.”
Four students received honorable mention: Andrew Gayda for the video “Junk,” Jennifer Katzmire for the video “Perception,” Michael Johnson for a photograph titled “Through the Looking Glass” and Xander Opiyo for a photograph, “Beverly.”
The exhibition is a collection of work by UD students exploring contemporary and historical topics in such diverse media as video, posters, photographs and mixed media. Photographs include those taken in Cuba, Italy and other study abroad locations.
Entry in the exhibition was open to any student who took a class in the department in the past year.
The guest juror for the show was Meg Onli, assistant curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, and formerly of the Graham Foundation.