Students ready for 2004 Collegiate Art Competition
special to The Star
March 7, 2004
The future is coming.
The Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition, the annual event that recognizes artistic achievement by students at four-year colleges and universities in Mississippi, is coming to the Meridian Museum of Art.
The awards reception will be at the museum
from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. March 20; awards will be announced at 2:30 p.m. Juror Glen F. Kaufman, University of Georgia professor of art, will announce the winners.
Awards will include Best of Show, three Awards of Excellence, and Juror's Awards in each media category of clay arts, computer imaging, design, drawing, fiber arts, metal arts, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.
The exhibit features 80 works chosen by Kaufman from among 640 entries. The works were submitted for the competition by students representing nine schools from across the state.
To be eligible, participants must be four-year college and university students (undergraduate and graduate) currently enrolled in a degree-granting program in Mississippi.
Students are not required to be art majors. All submitted work must be created during the student's time of enrollment at the submitting school.
The 2004 Mississippi Collegiate Art Competition will remain on exhibit through April 17.
The Meridian Museum of Art is at 628 25th Ave. and is open Tuesday-Sunday from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 693-1501 or send e-mail to MeridianMuseum@aol.com.
The 80 artists and the schools they represent with work in this year's 2004 Collegiate Art
University of Southern
Douglas Barnet Barton
Mississippi State University
Lee Kathryn Brislin
Jessica A. Linquist
William Carey College
on the Coast
Jeanine Phifer Howell
Jackson State University
Delta State University
Audrey L. Morehead
Cynthia S. Upshur
University of Mississippi