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March 2013 News Releases

Students to exhibit at Mulvane Art Museum

Works by 30 Washburn University students will be featured in the 2013 student art show student art show open April 5 to June 9 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 5 at the museum.  

The exhibit features 47 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. 

Juror was Dylan J. Beck, assistant professor and ceramics area chairman, Kansas State University.

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:

 Basehor:  Eleanor Heimbaug, “Artifacts of Reflection Series” Wall Tiles, ceramic, and “Watering Can,” ceramic.

Canadaigua, N.Y.:  Jessica Hogberg, “Creative Portrait: Dream,” digital photography, and “Creative Portrait: Cupcake,” digital photography.

 Cottonwood Falls:  Kristopher Roberts, “Ring: Fourth Metacarpals,” porcelain.

 Denver, Colo.:  James Anthony Martin, “Moment of Impact,” mixed media sculpture, and “The Explanation for My Hearing Loss,” mixed media sculpture.

 Ft. Scott:  Nicholas Magee, untitled, found metal

 Houston, Texas:  William A. Drake, “I Do Believe,” mixed media.

 Lawrence:  Stef Carr, “Key Obscurity,” mixed media with solar plates,“Relevant Reverie,” digital photography, and “Tangled,” mixed media with digital photography; Ashley Russell, “Easter Geometry,” plywood, stain and acrylic, and “Juxtaposition,” charcoal.

Manhattan:  Tony Hurt, “Wabi Sabi Mugs,” ceramic

Oberlin:  Jenny Ploussard, “Slide of Hand,” printmaking.

Overland Park:  Lauren Thimmesch, “Tool,” paper and thread, and “Whirlwind,” collage.

Perry, Okla.:  Amber M. Aylor, “Peony,” colored pencil drawing.

 St. Marys:  Maria Haag, “Contact,” oil on canvas, and “Evolving Hand Form,” fused glass.

 San Antonio, Texas:  James Sims, “Breaking Point,” digital photograph                                                         

 Topeka:  Kevin Wish Brown, “Angel,” digital painting; Ryan F. Burge, “Sleeping Beauty,” film photography; Ryan Caldwell, “Sociophobia,” plexi glass prints on light boxes; C.T. Hsia, “Terraced Rice Field,” ink; Julian Jenkins, “4315,” oil painting; Jacob Meyer, “11th and Thurston,” photography, “Goggle Flare,” paper lithography and “Read Between the Lines,” silk screen; Lauren Neuer, “Big Sur,” digital photography, and “Grand Canyon,” digital photography; Alex Olson, “combined,” relief print, “Failed Measurements,” etching and “Truly,”Bromoil print; Dan Ornelas, “Keys 1,” oil painting; Tyler J. Quintin, “Bottles,” photography, and “Come to Life,” paper sculpture; Maddie Schrock, “Dental Nightmare,” mixed media sculpture; Drew Douglas Simons, “Beanie Babe,” digital print on metal, and “Contorted Remnant,” mixed media; Nicole Wilson, “Growth, digital photograph, chromogenic print, and “Offering,” oil painting on canvas.

Wakarusa:  Marcia Erickson, “Narcotic Naïve,” dry point print; “Sudan,” lithograph.

Wellsville:  Jacob Lewis, “Through the Eyes of My Grandfather,” woodblock print.

Wichita: Michael Lazzo, “Cigarette,” PVC pipe, tape, spray paint and Kitty Litter.”


(Dena Anson, 785-670-1711)