Art students have a chance to win

Cash and prizes are up for grabs

Notifications have been sent out for the 2014 Los Medanos College Student Art Show. By now students are getting the news if their art work as been accepted into the show. The deadline to turn in entries for the show was last Thursday, April 10 at midnight.

“225 entry works were submitted and 46 were selected by a juror,” said LMC Professor and Art Gallery Director Judi Pettite.

There are a total of nine categories in which prizes will be given out that include; Drawing, Painting, Graphic Design, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography, Animation, Digital Art and Advertising Art. Students who enter the show must be, “currently enrolled in an art class,” said Pettite. “They don’t have to be an art major,” she added.

All entries selected to be in the art show must be delivered to the gallery between, April 22 to 24 during regular gallery hours. The reception for LMC Student Art show will be held Tuesday, April 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. The awards ceremony will be at 5 p.m. and the winners will be announced.

There is going to be two different awards one will be a prize bag given out from Dick Blick art ( store located in Berkeley. The other prize given out will be a cash award of $125. The cash prize award will be given by, the Delta Art Gallery League. In order to win the cash prize the artwork must fall under these four categories, 2-Dimensional, 3D, Photography and Graphic Design.

For students or staff members who can’t make it to the reception, the art show will run from Tuesday, April 29 to Thursday, May 15.

The Art Gallery is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12 to 2:30 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. If anyone looking for more information on the LMC Student Art Show can find it here,