The LSU Student Union Art Gallery’s annual LSU Juried Student Art Show will run through Wednesday, April 1, in the LSU Student Union Art Gallery, Raphael Semmes Drive, Baton Rouge.
Out of 57 artists and 107 submitted entries, four art professionals selected 48 works from 34 artists. The competition was open to all part-time and full-time undergraduate and graduate LSU students.
This year’s jurors were Jason Andreason, executive director, Baton Rouge Gallery; Randell Henry, painter, associate professor of art at Southern University; Phyllis Lear, art history instructor, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches; and Jennifer Shaw, photographer, New Orleans.
The first place prize of $500 was awarded to Brianna Orzanne of Baton Rouge for her ceramic sculpture, “Brave Face.” Second place of $200 went to Mary Perrault of Baton Rouge for her magazine paper collage, “Regeneration.” Third place of $100 went to Randi Willett of Mandeville for her untitled photograph.
The jurors gave special recognition to Samantha Hardy of Baton Rouge for her photograph, “Lollipops are Illegal;” John Gray of Ethel for his mixed media on polycarbonate, “And the Clouds will Follow;” and Elizabeth Welch of Baton Rouge for her watercolor, “Foment I.”
Of the 34 selected participants, 25 are from the Baton Rouge area: Katerina Altamirov, Rachel Barnett, Morgan Barranco, Amy Blacketter, Jennifer Carwile, Jessica Chappuis, Naomi Clement, Samantha Hardy, Geren Heurtin, Kimberly Jones, Brianna Lee, Kelsey Livingston, Moinul Mahdi, William Melancon, Emily Miller, John David Moore, Gazelle Naghshbandi, Brianna Ozanne, Mary Perrault, Samantha Prather, McKenzie Price, Abedin Rubaiyet, Tajreen Shupti, Joseph Turpin, Elizabeth Welch. John Gray is from Ethel, Allison Strahan is from Franklinton, Allie Bergeron and Caroline Blanchet from Lafayette, Taylor Pauly and Randi Willett from Mandeville, Sara Davis from New Orleans, and Philip Douzat from Zachary.
The LSU Student Union Art Gallery’s operating hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free.
For more information, call (225) 578-5162 or visit as.lsu.edu.