OCTOBER 18 – OCTOBER 31, 2013
The Sleeth Gallery, in collaboration with the West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) Art Department, announced the recipients of the 2013 Juror’s Choice and Student Art League scholarships at a ceremony held during the exhibition’s opening reception on October 18, 2013. The exhibition was juried by WVWC Visiting Assistant Professor Tonja Torgerson and Minneapolis, Minn., artist Neal Calvin Peterson.
A total of 20 WVWC scholarships were awarded to high school artists from across the state. Seventeen artists were presented with Juror’s Choice awards of $500 / year (renewable for four years). The top three awards were: Juror’s Choice Gold ($3,000 / year) was given to Anna Jane Dudley from Capital High School (Charleston, W.Va.); Juror’s Choice Sliver ($2,000 / year) was given to Anna Brittingham from Washington High School (Charles Town, W.Va.) and the Student Art League Award ($1,000 / year) was given to Megan Herdering from Martinsburg High School (Martinsburg, W.Va.).
Juror’s Choice Gold: Anna Jane Dudley (Capital)
Juror’s Choice Silver: Anna Brittingham (Washington)
Student Art League Award: Megan Herdering (Martinsburg)
Juror’s Choice: James Crim and Elesia Saunders (Robert C. Byrd); Karizona Sanson (Nicholas County); Sadie McCartney (Elkins); Madison Cochran (Riverside); Christopher Kuplic, Daniel Lowe and Alyssa Minnick (Lincoln); Alexis McDaniels (Buckhannon-Upshur); Johnie Riner (Huntington); Alexandra Miller (Martinsburg); Paige Lucas, Alysha Humbles, Caitlyn Hall, Mallory Burka, Katelynn Brown, Audrey Beckner and Eleanor Paybins (Capital).