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“Student Art in the Library” winners

Winners Santiago Ortiz-Piazuelo, BJ Alumbaugh, Georganna Greene, and Dean of Libraries Steve Smith

Winners Santiago Ortiz-Piazuelo, BJ Alumbaugh, Georganna Greene, and Dean of Libraries Steve Smith

Winners of the Student Art in the Library juried exhibition have been announced. The UT Libraries has been holding Student Art in the Library contests since 2005. The contest is open to UT students in all disciplines, and is judged by a committee of library staff. First-, second-, and third-place winners are awarded cash prizes. This semester the committee received 102 entries from 40 artists. A number of the contributing artists were present for the unveiling on October 13.

Exhibiting artists this semester are: BJ Alumbaugh, Mark Bender, Molly Casey, Peter Cotroneo, Bryan Davis, Melisa Donahue, Clinton Elmore, Marta Goebel-Pietrasz, Georganna Greene, Chet Guthrie, Rachel Hankins, Dan Hood, Alex Kramb, Youn Ji Lee, Margaret McGregor, Carolina Moralejo, Santiago Ortiz-Piazuelo, Avery Quillen, Rachel Welsh

And the winners are:
Alumbaugh
First Place:
BJ Alumbaugh
“ATF Alpha Blox: Demonoid”
Letterpress print composed from a modular lead typeface


BullsEye
Second Place:
Santiago Ortiz-Piazuelo
“Bull’s Eye”
Woodcut print


coldThird Place:
Georganna Greene
“Cold”
Oil painting


Artworks will remain on display in 135 Hodges Library throughout the fall semester. View a retrospective of previous Student Art in the Library exhibitions at trace.tennessee.edu/utk_libsart. Read more about the Libraries’ art competition and at lib.utk.edu/artinlibrary.

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