At the recent reception for the 2012 SCC Student Art Show held on Thursday, April 12, winners for the three Honorable Mention and one Best of Show were announced. Honorable mentions went to Robert Beck, Jr. for his letter press printed book “Robert’s Fish Tales”, Joy Hutcher for her ceramic Cat Effigy, and Carrie Atkinson for her book and sculpture titled “Uktena”. The Best of Show went to Jessica Gagne for her sculpture “Lochness Wear and Tear”.
Each of the four winners will have their art work on display at the College for 2012, and then be entered in the state-wide community college art exhibition in Raleigh for 2013. The 2012 SCC Student Art Show will be on display until Tuesday, April 30 in the OICA gallery, and is free and open to the public.
Southwestern Community College offers an Associate of Fine Arts degree program at The Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts. The Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts is located on Highway 19 North, behind Tribal Bingo at 70 Bingo Loop in Cherokee, NC. For more information about the Associate in Fine Arts program, please call Jeff Marley at 828.497.3945; or on the web at www.southwesterncc.edu/finearts/.