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March 2012 News Releases

Students to exhibit at Mulvane Art Museum

Works by 24 Washburn University students will be featured in the 2012 student art show student art show open April 6 to June 3 at the Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University.

The show will open with a reception and awards ceremony from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 6 at the museum.

The exhibit features 45 works in a variety of media including painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, printmaking, sculpture, porcelain and mixed media. The show gives the students and community an opportunity to see the works in a professional setting.

The Mulvane Art Museum, ArtLab and gift shop are open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission free. The museum is closed major holidays and will be closed Sunday, April 8.

The Mulvane is located on the campus of Washburn University, at 17th and Jewell Streets. Free parking is available west of the Museum. Call (785) 670-1124 or go to

Participants, their hometowns and their works are:

Michael D. Allen, Topeka, “Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil,” digital photograph (2010 Pollack Award winner)

Ryan Caldwell, Topeka, “Artist at Work,” pencil drawing.

Karen Fenton, Topeka, “Large Willow Tree,” pastel; “Volume-Plane-Line,” cardboard sculpture; “Winter Creek Bed,” pastel.

Travis Garwood, Topeka, “Consumed,” ambrotype; “Object 2,” ambrotype-sculpture.

Corey Grame, Auburn, Kan., “Country Sunset,” photograph on textured paper.

Eleanor Heimbaugh, Basehor, Kan., “Kansas Plains Bottle 2,” wood fired Laguna B-mix.

Kaylee Hesse, Topeka, “Untitled 1,” monoprint; “Untitled 2,” monoprint

Patrick Hothan, Topeka, “Falls City,” oil on linen; “Television Set,” lithograph; “Playboy,” oil on linen.

Fred Hsia, Topeka, “Oh David is Back,” oil on canvas.

Tony Hurt, Manhattan, Kan., “Spirit Vessel 3 Walking Basket,” porcelain wheel thrown altered, fired to cone 6 in oxidation; “Torso,” iron oxide reduction fire cone 7; “White Box,” porcelain, oxide, wood ash, soda fired to cone 6; “Wood Fired Vase,” porcelain, wood fired cone 10.

Julian Jenkins, Topeka, “Model with Scarlet Cloth, digital painting; “Obama in Space,” digital painting.

Crystal Katzer, Carbondale, Kan., “Dragonfly,” digital photograph; “Under Fire,” digital photograph.

Jacob Lewis, Wellsville, Kan., “Arabian Dolls,” Indian ink on paper.

Alex Olson, Topeka, “Boat,” ceramic; “Grounded,” graphite; “Where Icarus Landed,” mixed media.

Daniele Osterhaus, Tecumseh, Kan., “Decay,” ceramic sculpture; “Strength,” digital scan.

Anna Roeckers, Topeka, “Introduction,” digital painting; “Nameless,” porcelain; “Zephyr,” digital painting.

Ashley Russell, Lawrence, Kan., “Press,” monoprint; “Satellite,” colargraph.

Rachel Seuell, Topeka, “Wild Fire,” oil painting.

James Sims, San Antonio, Texas, “Barn Wood Window,” digital photograph; “Grow,” digital photograph.

Asha Slack, Nevada City, Calif., “Jacks and Ball,” steel sculpture.

Stefanie Stuever, Lawrence, Kan., “Accretion,” mixed media sculpture; “Emerging,” holga analog silver gelatin print.

Brielle Underhill, Auburn, Kan., “Running Man,” mixed media.

Natalie Wang, Topeka, “Chinese Zodiac-Sheep,” Chinese tie-dye.

Nicole Wilson, Topeka, “Meditations,” silver gelatin print, sepia toned, encaustic coated; “Retribution,” silver gelatin print, sepia toned, encaustic coated; “Secrets,” inkjet print.

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Dena Anson, (785) 670-1711