UOG displays best student art in virtual exhibit

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“Flower Power 6” by Tonya McDaniel, Best in Watercolor . (UOG photo)

The annual University of Guam Undergraduate Exhibition is now on display in a virtual exhibit by Isla Center for the Arts. This year, the virtual exhibition includes 108 two-dimensional and three-dimensional works created by 17 students in the Fine Arts Program.

Fine arts faculty selected the following artists for Best-in-Show awards in each medium:

Best-in-Show for Environmental Art Works and Best in 3D Design: Hunter Orland
Best in Ceramics: Sydney Prudente
Best in Charcoal: Chie Collard
Best in Digital Art: Anthony Gallego
Best in Pencil: Stephanie Verroya
Best in Ink: Yenni Liao
Best in Painting: Sarah Johnson
Best in Printmaking: Akihisa Matsunaga
Best in Sculpture: Madison Orland
Best in Watercolor: Tonya McDaniel
Honorable Mention in Watercolor: Roybert Bautista

Exhibit viewers will get to know these students through their artwork, artists’ statements, and audio and video files throughout the website. The Best-in-Show artists share details about their creative process, while other students explain why they chose fine arts as a major and describe their experience as a student during the pandemic.

The Gallery Management and Exhibition Design class put together the website with Alecsandrew Gan, Margaret Espino, and Sydney Prudente uploading, editing, and organizing sections of the exhibition.

This exhibition is viewable at https://islacenter.wixsite.com/uogundergradshow2021 and will be online until June 30, 2021.

(UOG Release)

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