Cottey College Juried Student Exhibition 2016

Every year Cottey College holds a Juried Student Exhibition. This year, twenty-six students were featured in the exhibition judged by Sarah Williams (painting and drawing professor at Missouri State). These were the winners. Grand Prize: Shelby Weitz, First Color Painting, Oil Painting Best of Show, 3D Category: Sarah Gravis, Playful, Sculpture Best of show, 2D…

Seven Deadly Sins Project

For this project, I chose to focus on the sin ‘sloth’. I feel that the sin, sloth, still applies today. I chose to represent sloth differently than the traditional way—while I did tie historical and cultural interpretations of the sin to my concept, I made sure to showcase a contemporary issue. The contemporary issue I…

Guardian Figure Project

For this project, we created a guardian figure. My figure is the guardian of time. I chose to create a guardian of time because of my current stresses with time this semester. There are a number of symbols within the piece. For one, she is faceless as is the pocket watch she leans against, symbolizing…

Ocarina Project

For our first project in Ceramics 1, we created an ocarina—a wind instrument with a mouthpiece and holes for your fingers. The ocarina has appeared worldwide, across many cultures. To begin, we were told to create at least ten sketchbook pages of research, ideas, and possible designs for our ocarina. So I scoured the web,…