Campbellsville University holds Annual Juried Student Art Show

Campbellsville University holds Annual Juried Student Art Show

April 24, 2014
For Immediate Release

By Kasey Ricketts, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.— Campbellsville University’s Pence-Chowning Art Gallery is displaying its annual Juried Student Art Show through Wednesday, April 30.

The Pence-Chowning Art Gallery is located at 205 University Drive, Campbellsville, Ky. It is free of charge for anyone to visit the gallery and the Juried Student Art Show.

Works of the following were accepted: painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, sculpture, graphic design and other media.

The juror for the competition was professional artist Page Candler. Prizes were awarded for each category and one was awarded the best of the show.

Renee Renfro’s piece titled “Bouler, Co.” was awarded for the best piece of the show. She is from Columbia, Ky.

In the painting category, the first place and second place winner was Renee Renfro, with “Boulder, Co.” for first and “Tagetes Patula” for second; third place was Diego Cardenas Osorio of Venezuela who won with “Home” and honorable mention was Corey Cundiff of Springfield, Ky., who won with “Untitled.”

In the ceramics category, Katelyn Roby of Campbellsville, Ky. took first with “Companion Cups”; Benjamin Gaona of Willisburg, Ky. took second with “Balanced Bowl”; Austin Merritt of Campbellsville, Ky. third with “Phoenix Rising,” and Benjamin Gaona of Willisburg won honorable mention with “Marching Shoe.”

For photography, Alyssa Barker of Frankfort, Ky. took first with “The Eye” and had an honorable mention with “Broken.” Benjamin Gaona of Willisburg, took second with “French Summers” and third with “Our Flag.”

In drawing, Corey Cundiff of Springfield, Ky. got first with “Still Life”; Sebastian Marot of Johannesburg, South Africa, second with “The Star”; Sarah Smith of Brownsville, Texas with “People Watching” tying with Madeline Hahn of Cox’s Creek, Ky. for third with “Music for the Soul” and both got honorable mention – with Smith for “Arbre” and Hahn for “Untitled.”

For graphic design, Alexis Crawford of Louisville, Ky. got first with “Construct vs. Deconstruct” and Christian Malcomson of Campbellsville, Ky. got second for “Harmony”; third for “Balance” and honorable mention for “Time.”

The Pence-Chowning Art Gallery is open: Mondays from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from noon to 6 p.m.; Tuesdays from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.; Wednesdays from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. until noon and from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Everyone is invited to the free exhibit.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is

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