Pianalto Takes Top Prize in Juried Student Competitive

Millie Pianalto of Springdale is the champion of the 13th annual Arkansas Tech University Juried Student Competitive Exhibition.

Pianalto captured first place with her submission of a charcoal drawing entitled “Starry Eyed.”

Others to place in the competition were:

Second Place
Yangsook Ahn of Seoul Korea
“Chaekkado: Books and Things”
Pigment with Hide Glue

Third Place
Addison Graham of Fort Smith
“Down the Rabbit Path”
Linocut Print and Watercolor

Honorable Mention
Chandler Hiatt of Fayetteville
Tooled Cast Aluminum, Brass gears from Grandfather Clock, Flooring from a 1950s Bakery, Treated Hampton Lumber

Honorable Mention
Shara Smith of Gloucester, Va.
“Taste of Fall”
Colored Pencil

Fifty-two ATU students submitted 106 works of art for possible inclusion in the show, which is on display in Norman Hall Art Gallery, 203 West Q Street in Russellville. Thirty-nine pieces from 26 student artists were selected.

Twenty-five seniors, 10 juniors, seven sophomores and 10 freshmen submitted their art for review.

The exhibition will remain available for public viewing at Norman Hall Art Gallery weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through the end of November (excluding holidays).

Learn more about the ATU Department of Art at www.atu.edu/art.

13th Annual Tech Juried Student Competitive  | 11/13/19