Mudrinich Takes Top Prize in Art Exhibit

David Mudrinich, professor of art at Arkansas Tech University, won first prize in the 2018 RAM Annual Invitational exhibit hosted by the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum.

Mudrinich captured $3,000 and the right to present a solo exhibit at the museum in 2019 with his pastel drawing entitled “Apple Tree.” His winning entry will remain on display through Sept. 2 at the museum, which is located at 1601 Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith.

The national competitive art exhibition in Fort Smith dates back to 1948. It returned for its 70th anniversary following a one-year hiatus in 2017.

Mudrinich holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Georgia. He has been a member of the ATU faculty since 1998 and has been honored with the ATU Faculty Award of Excellence in the scholarship category (2005) and the teaching category (2012).

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