Haley Annal among Nazareth College Department of Art’s Undergraduate Award winners

ROCHESTER, NY – The Nazareth College Department of Art has announced the winners of its Undergraduate Awards for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Congratulations to Haley Annal of Oswego and all the winners.


Alana Page, “Balance Chimera,” ANNETTE VERNA CERAMICS AWARD
Danielle Brown, “Study of a Woman,” BEST DRAWING & FIGURE DRAWING AWARD
Ashley Chambers, “Burton’s Green Mountain,” OUTSTANDING TYPOGRAPHY AWARD
Rebecca Sadler, “The Monster Upstairs,” OUTSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
Clare Beaulieu, “Self Portrait on a Map,” MARION & ROBERT TUCKER PRINTMAKING AWARD
Casey Cardillo, “Self Portrait,” ALUMNI RELATIONS PAINTING AWARD
Dounia Ismail, “Popcorn Eating,” OUTSTANDING NEW MEDIA AWARD
Maureen Lebrecht, “Untitled (child),” SHELLY SWICEGOOD AWARD & JUROR’S AWARD
Wenjia Wang, “Body of Work,” BEST OF SHOW – SR. MAGDALEN AWARD
Wenjia Wang, “Dorm Day,” ART THERAPY AWARD
Christina Lundberg, “Untitled, vessel, copper and clay;” Randi Thomas, “Infographic of a pizza;” Sam DiStefano, “Antichrist, Saul Bass;” PRESIDENT BRAVEMAN AWARDS
Victoria Burchill, “Morality Tics,” NYSATA REGION 2 AWARD
Cailin Huggins, “Tea Pot #6;” Christina Lundberg, “Untitled, vessel, metal and stone;” Claire Malboeuef, “Defining Type;” Nicole Napodano, “Woman as Still Life,” and “Birra Liberta;” Patrick McIntosh, “Puss in Boots, A Russian Fairy Tale;” Wenjia Wang, “The Old House;” COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DEAN DEBORAH DOOLEY PURCHASE AWARDS
Abbey Brothers, “Pieces;” Taylor Pagano, “The American Gentleman;” Christina Lundberg, “Untitled (angel’s wings); Wenjia Wang, “The Old House;” OFFICE OF VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS DR. SARA VARHUS PURCHASE AWARDS
Clare Beaulieu “Indigenous People;” Justin McKeever, “Wilted Leather;” WILMOT LIBRARY PURCHASE AWARDS
Clare Beaulieu, “Self Portrait on a Map” and “Indigenous People;” Victoria VerSchneider, “Self-Portrait in Type;” Patrick McIntosh, “Blackmoor Font;” STUDENT DEVELOPMENT OFFICE PURCHASE AWARDS
Ariel Pirwitz, Art Education Student of the Year
Melanie West, Studio Art Student of the Year
Emily Cornish, Art History Student of the Year
Elizabeth Bondor, Visual Communication Design Student of the Year
Melanie West, Show Lead Student Organizer
Victoria VerSchneieder, “Coke can design: Olympics;” Ashley Neal, “Coca Cola package design” and “Carbon Footprint Infographic;” Mary Bonomo, “Coca Cola + Adopt the Arts;” Tyler Carr, “Adirondack’s High Peaks;” Nick Prytyskach, “Light Photography;” Alyssa Cullen, “Ewok Village”
About the Undergraduate Student Art Show

The Nazareth College Department of Art’s annual Undergraduate Student Art Show, featuring the work of nearly 60 students, is on display in the Arts Center Gallery March 28-April 18, 2014. Collectively, the more than 150 pieces on display represent a variety of styles and media, including aquatints, ceramics, etchings, illustrations, metals, paintings, photography, prints, sculpture, and more. Some pieces are available for purchase.

The show will also utilize the New Media exhibit space within the Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery. New Media exhibit spaces furnished with special equipment provide artists with new ways to create and share work. Nazareth College’s space is the region’s first academic New Media gallery.

The students on display in the Nazareth College Department of Art’s Undergraduate Student Art Show are: Haley Annal, Hannah Barrett, Clare Beaulieu, Chad Bockes, Elizabeth Bondor, Mary Bonomo, Dina Brockmann, Abbey Brothers, Danielle Brown, Victoria Burchill, Casey Cardillo, Tyler Carr, Ashley Chambers, Emily Christy, Alice Couderc, Alyssa Cullen, Sam DiStefano, Brittany Friedrich, Claire Gleason, Jeffrey Green, Katherine Himics, Kyrra Howard, Cailin Huggins, Kate Hurley, Jessica Joyce, Madalyn LaCava, Maureen Lebrecht, Christina Lundberg, Taylar Main, Claire Malboeuf, Patrick McIntosh, Justin McKeever, Desiree Moore, Nicole Napodano, Ashley Neal, Hoa Nguyen, Kayleigh Olive, Alana Page, Elizabeth Pawley, Taylor Pagano, Ariel Pirwitz, Maria Posato, Nick Prytyskach, Carlye Rizzo, Amanda Riekstins, Rebecca Sadler, Jessica Santilli, Carolyn Schneider, Victoria Shorey, Carley Stokes, Randi Thomas, Victoria VerSchneider, Megan Wade, Wenjia Wang, Melanie West, Kip Williams, Amanda Wilmier, Rachel Wittels, and Hannah Wright.

About the Nazareth College Department of Art

The Nazareth College Department of Art offers undergraduate programs in studio art, art education, visual communication design, and art history. The College offers graduate programs in art education and art therapy.

In the past decade, Nazareth has built two state-of-the-art galleries to serve the College and the community. Exhibitions in the Arts Center Gallery and Colacino Gallery are free of charge and open to the public. For additional information, please visit www.naz.edu/art.

About the Arts Center Gallery

The vision of the Arts Center Gallery is to be regionally and nationally recognized as an artistic institution that contributes to the cultural and educational life of students, faculty, and the larger community by providing a venue for high-quality, diverse artwork that advances intellectual exploration, aesthetic evaluation, and critical inquiry. Exhibitions are curated under the direction of the fine art faculty at Nazareth College by invitation. Gallery hours are: Sunday and Tuesday-Thursday, noon-5 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, noon-8 p.m. For additional information, please visit www.naz.edu/art/arts-center-gallery or call the automated information line: 585-389-5073.

About Nazareth College

Nazareth is a coeducational, independent college on a suburban campus just outside Rochester, N.Y. The College challenges students to rise to their potential with a liberal arts and sciences foundation, professional programs, experiential learning, and an innovative curriculum that addresses the current and emerging needs of the world — ranging from economics to physical therapy to environmental science. With more than 40 undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs, a vibrant arts center and a variety of athletics, clubs and organizations, Nazareth prepares students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. For more information, visit www.naz.edu