2017 art show winners

Best in Show Honors

Two students received Best in Show honors as well as winning the Dean’s Choice Awards during the April 20 Kent State University at Tuscarawas 13th annual Student Computer Designed Art Exhibition. The art expo was held at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts in New Philadelphia.

Leslie Oakes won Best in Show for her artwork, “Lucifer- The Fallen Angel.” Oakes is a junior majoring in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a concentration in Computer Design, Animation and Game Design. Joseph Smith had two pieces of artwork win Best in Show, “Tank” and “Robot.” Smith is a senior pursuing Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology with a concentration in Computer Design, Animation and Game Design and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Design, Animation and Game Design.

The Dean’s Choice Awards were given to Smith for “Robot” and to Oakes for her artwork “Lunar Wraith Caitlyn.” There were a total of 41 pieces of art featured at the art expo, with all pieces available for silent auction. Proceeds from the auction benefitted the Animation Imagineers Club, a campus club for computer design, animation and game design majors.

For more information about the bachelor’s or associate degrees in computer design, animation and game design or other engineering technology majors, contact program director Paul Dykshoorn at 330-339-3391 or pdykshoo@kent.edu.

POSTED: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:08am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:14am