Kent State Tuscarawas Announces Student Art Winners
Two Kent State University students received Best in Show honors, as well as 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 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 a 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. A total of 41 pieces of art were featured at the art expo, with all pieces available for silent auction. Proceeds from the auction benefited the Animation Imagineers Club, a campus club for computer design, animation and game design majors.