Central Valley

12th Annual Student Art Exhibition and Awards Competition

Kern, Ave Maria Delta Art Exhbition

STOCKTON, CA – Delta Center for the Arts LH Horton Jr Gallery is hosting their 12th Annual Student Exhibition & Art Awards Competition, April 21 – May 18, 2011. The opening reception is planned for Thursday, April 21st from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.

This exhibition features the work of currently enrolled Delta College students. The annual juried exhibition is open to students of all disciplines, campus wide. The visual arts faculty juries the exhibition, and issues awards based on technical proficiency, creativity, and the potential for growth within the visual arts. The Awards Competition provides an opportunity for Studio Arts Majors to receive recognition and prize awards. Students competing for an award submit a body of work and address their creative goals through a written statement.

The awards are all donated by community members, and include: Frank W. Clancy Memorial Award: Best of Show $200, and six additional $100 awards – Frank W. Clancy Memorial Award, Edward Freedman Memorial Award in Ceramics, Eric & Jane Hitt Memorial Award, Blanche McDaniel Memorial Award, the Bill Williams Award in Drawing, and the SJDC Art Club Award. There are also six $50 Merit Awards from the Division of Fine Arts & Communications, and one $100 award from the Dean of Art & Communications.

The non-profit LH Horton Jr Galleries exhibition space primary mission is to promote the exhibition of quality and culturally diverse artwork in support of Delta students’ education and the community at large. The Gallery offers excellent exhibition opportunities to local, regional, and national artists, lenders and guest curators. The Gallery presents artists’ work in all media, with no thematic or geographic restrictions. Student Exhibitions are held at the end of Spring Semester. Artists’ work is selected through submission of exhibition proposals, juried by the Gallery Committee.

The Gallery is located on the ground floor of Shima Center, and is wheelchair accessible. Admission is free and open to the public. Recommended parking is available in the Shima lot for a fee of $1. Tours are welcome, and Gallery Talks and special needs may be addressed by contacting the Gallery.

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