Register to be in the 2014 Student Art Show at LSC-Kingwood

Published on: December 11, 2013

Register to be in the 2014 Student Art Show at LSC-KingwoodLone Star College-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery is now accepting online applications for the 2014 annual Juried Student Art Show that will take place July 1-24.  The show is sponsored by the Durdin Family, owners of Parkway Family Mazda and Kia.

The Juried Student Art Show will include art work produced in studio art classes during the 2013-2014 academic year at LSC-Kingwood. The students’ art work will be judged in three categories: Photography, 2-D (Design I, Design III and Drawing) and 3-D (ceramics). This show is a part of the studio art class curriculum. Credit students who win first, second, and third place in each category will be eligible to win cash scholarships for the second year in a row, courtesy of the Durdin family.

The guest juror is James T. Hill. Professor Hill is currently the Sculpture Department head for The Glassell School of Art, at the MFA, Houston/University of St. Thomas. He has also served on the faculty at The University of Houston in sculpture and interdisciplinary studies and is a recipient of multiple grants and awards such as Artadia, Houston, The Idea Fund, and HAATX Artist fellowships.

“We are very pleased to have Mr. Hill as our juror,” said Kris Larson, gallery director. “His experience teaching and his work within local communities demonstrate the positive effects art can have on the quality of life in our neighborhoods and cities.”

Students enrolled in Fine Arts Studio classes, ceramics, drawing and painting, and photography may submit up to two works per class. The deadline for summer 2013 and fall 2013 course entries is Dec 23.  Students who need more information about the new online registration process can contact their instructor.

“We are very grateful for the generosity and support of the student show sponsors, the Durdin Family and Parkway Family Mazda and Kia,” Larson said. “They are longstanding supporters of Humble ISD and education. They also sponsor higher education and the arts by providing additional financial assistance and services to students and families throughout the Humble, Atascocita, and Kingwood communities.” 
LSC-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center, is open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. To submit work for the upcoming show, visit http://www.lonestar.edu/arts-kingwood.htm. For more information on the gallery or on upcoming exhibits, email kc.artgallery@LoneStar.edu.

Register now for credit classes online through myLoneStar.  Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. For more information on how to register online, visit www.lonestar.edu/registration.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281.312.1600 or visit http://lonestar.edu/kingwood.htm.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.