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Hawkeye Community College Announces Student Art Show Award Winners

posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 in  College News

WATERLOO–Hawkeye Community College awarded nine students with prizes during the opening reception for the annual Student Art Show, held Tuesday, April 9. Juror for the show was Rachel Merrill, associate professor of art at Grand View University.

Name Hometown Title Medium Award Amount
Jaryn Gomez Waterloo, IA Self Portrait Dimmed Oil on Canvas President's Award $250
Lisa Ellingworth Waverly, IA Sunflowers at Sunset Photograph Academic Affairs Award $170
Maria Shay Mo Waterloo, IA Beautiful Oil on Canvas Dean of Students Award $150
Naomi Booth Cedar Falls, IA Industrial Depression Photograph Board of Trustees Award $150
Gabrielle Hampton Waterloo, IA Cat and Dog Oil on Canvas Library Award $150
Rebekah Dickerson Dysart, IA The World is Sheet Music; I am the Song Ink and Colored Pencil on Paper Dean of Human Services and Liberal and Applied Arts Award $100
Adelyn McKenna Raymond, IA Divinity Digital Illustration Grandy Ashwood Award $100
Emilia Feller Cedar Falls, IA Tupac Shakur Colored Pencil on Paper Faculty Award $160
Melody Kremer Waterloo, IA Fences Photograph Story Award $75

In addition to art awards, several students were presented with scholarships.

Name Hometown Scholarship Amount
Ariana Williams Cedar Falls, IA Harry K. Watts Scholarship (formerly Art Directors of Iowa Scholarship $2,000
Anthony Wilmer Cedar Falls, IA Brandon Niemann Scholarship $400
Andi Steele Waterloo, IA Graphic Design Scholarship $500
Ava Kain Independence, IA Graphic Design Scholarship $600

The show includes works by students in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Professional Photography, and Digital Mass Media, and will remain on display during regular library hours through May 5.


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