Back Stage – Sierra College juried student art show winners announced |

Back Stage – Sierra College juried student art show winners announced

The Union staff

Top awards in the seventh annual Juried Student Art Show at the Sierra College-Nevada County campus were given to Paul Thompson (Provost’s Award) for his pastel, “Landscape Yuba River,” and Lauren Drutz (Foundation Award) for her acrylic painting, “Bridgeport Trees.”

Nevada City painter Jim Miller, the exhibit’s juror, selected 100 out of 150 entries in categories including ceramics, painting, drawing, photography, prints, sculpture, watercolor, pastels, mixed media and fabric art.

The student exhibit was on display in the campus’ Learning Resource Center through May 21.

A total of $900 in awards was donated by area merchants, the Sierra College Foundation and Tina Ludutsky-Taylor, Sierra College’s-Nevada County campus provost.

Juror’s awards were given to John Bordner for his photograph, “The Bilbao Effect,” Jonathan Finegold for his oil painting, “Mystic Banana,” and Roseanne Burke for her drawing, “Bob.”

Yvonne Dockter received the Gold Country Arts Award for her raku, “St. Frank,” and Ellen McCord was chosen for Outstanding Ceramic for “Storyteller.”

Other “Outstanding” awards went to Will Pankhurst in drawing for “Cubist Self-Portrait,” Mary Bacigalupi in watercolor for “Monument Valley,” Fernando Ramierez in acrylic for “San Francisco,” Gary Tufts in sculpture for “Scurry Urn,” Dee Levan in photography for “Accordion Player,” Andrew Sellery in clay for “Untitled” and Odette Brush in gouache for “Vision Captured Within A Concrete Wall.” Call (916) 781-0411 with questions.

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