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Skidmore College
Schick Art Gallery

2012 Skidmore Student Exhibition
2/2/12 - 3/4/12

Reception: Thursday, February 4, 5:30-7:00 pm

Juror: Deborah Zlotsky, Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing, The College of Saint Rose

One of the highlights of the Schick calendar and the community at large, the student exhibition celebrates the talent, creativity, and imagination of Skidmore students. The guest juror this year was Deborah Zlotsky, artist and Associate Professor of Art at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. Zlotsky selected 64 works for inclusion in the exhibit, from a total of 174 works submitted, and selected the following pieces to receive awards:

Schick Art Gallery Award 
to Caroline Bailey, for Cascade
Tang Teaching Museum Award
to Diego Sierra, for Chocolate Love
Renee Van Dewater Award (any media)
to Rachel Fisher for Untitled #2
Renee Van Dewater Award (painting)
to Grace Troxell, for Composition #2
Soave Faire Award
to Julia Luckett Cox, for Annie

Pro Arts Award
to Leah Carey, for The Golden Gate
Allerdice Building Supply Award
to Anne Porter, for I Won’t Do It Again
Adirondack Trust Award
to Kate Imboden, for Wall Hanging #1
Skidmore Shop Award
to Brendan Mahony, for Untitled

Honorable mentions
: Elaine Burns, for All Grown Up; Ella Davidson, for Head of Exploring;Rivkah Gevinson, for Untitled;Jacquelyn Grandon, for Child’s Play;Ariel Levine, for No-Hands Sweater, and James Lyness, for VD ‘11.

Excerpt from Deborah Zlotsky's juror's statement
Congratulations to every student for the perhaps astonishing desire to make art when conventional wisdom seems to undermine the urgency and necessity of art-making in our culture. The world needs art. It is not 'extra'- it is fundamental to the way we are human, expressive, and full of anxiety and curiosity.

Click here for full juror's statement