2012 Annual Awards Show

Annual Awards Show
April 30 – May 19, 2012
Opening reception: Tuesday, May 1, 5:00-6:30 pm
Eligibility:
The show is open to all GW students who were or are currently enrolled in Fine Arts courses within the current academic year 2011-2012 or those whose works have been produced since May 2011 in conjunction with a GW course.
 
Conditions of entry:
Eligible artists may submit up to three works. Each work must have one copy of the entry form attached to the back. The other copy of the form with duplicate information must be turned in to department staff when the work is dropped off for jurying.
 
Juror: Margaret Boozer
Margaret Boozer lives and works in the Washington, DC metro area. She received a BFA in sculpture from Auburn University and an MFA in ceramics from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Her work is included in the collection of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Wilson Building Public Art collection and in many private collections. Boozer taught for ten years at the Corcoran College of Art and Design before founding Red Dirt Studio in Mt. Rainier, MD, where she directs a ceramics and sculpture seminar. Current exhibitions include an installation in Swept Away: Dust, Ashes and Dirt in Contemporary Art and Design at the Museum of Arts and Design, NY, NY. Recent projects include commissioned installations at the US Embassies of Djibouti and Bandar. 
Congratulations to the Annual Awards Show Prizewinners!
GW Alumni 1st Place: Rachel Schechtman, "Mine of Yours"
GW Alumni 2nd Place: Wesley Clark, "ALTERED"
GW Alumni 3rd Place: Pamela Fernandez, “2/25/2011”
GW Alumni 4th Place: Francesca Downs, "Things Things"
Steck (sculpture): Blair Bainbridge, "1000 Years of Nonlinear History"
Toel (MFA or FA Senior Major, photography): Larry Cook, “Shanequa”
Singman (MFA or FA Senior Major): Ryan McDonnell, “Bricks – Burlap”
Departmental Award: Sam Bowman, "Untitled"
Departmental Award: Christie Malvin, "The Average Person Rides an Elevator 1260 Times in their Life"