Art: E. James Holland Symposium Student Contest Awards Ceremony
The 2012 E. James Holland University Symposium on American Values was themed “Film and American Values,” and featured nationally known film and theater critic Jeffrey Lyons as the keynote speaker. Student contest entries were judged on creativity, originality, depth of thought, technical competency and relation to the symposium theme.
An exhibit of all contest entries will be displayed March 4-8 in the Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, Art Gallery (Room 193). The exhibit and awards ceremony are open free to the public.
Stephen Salas, an Angelo State University mass media major, won the top prize in the contest this year. He won first place and a $250 prize for “Hair – A Silent Music Short.”
Second place awards went to graphic design majors Nicole Clemens and Sean Halstead. Clemens was awarded $125 for her entry, a digital print titled “Wanted,” and Halstead received $125 for his digital print titled “The Dollar Bill.”
Graphic design major Savannah Logsdon, received honorable mention for her illustration and original musical score titled “Mike the Mime.”
Judges for this year’s contest were Department of Visual and Performing Arts faculty members Ben Sum, Dr. Martha Saywell and Dr. Bill Doll.