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26th Annual Juried
USF Student Exhibition

April 1 - May 6, 2002

School Director's Statement

On behalf of the students, faculty and staff of the USF School of Art and Art History, welcome to the 26th Anniversary of the Student Art Exhibition. We send special thanks to the outstanding staff of the Contemporary Art Museum, our supportive community donors for the awards and to Jerry Saltz, juror of the exhibition.

For more than a quarter of a century this exhibition has showcased the freshest and most dynamic student artwork produced anywhere. This year's up and coming artists, like hundreds before them, will ultimately mark this event as a passage to the future. USF students have gone on to become leaders in the visual arts throughout the world.

Congratulations to all of the exhibitors; we are proud of your achievements and share the excitement of your future!

Wallace Wilson
Director, School of Art and Art History
University of South Florida, Tampa

Director's Statement

The annual juried student exhibition is recognized as a significant opportunity for students to see their work in a professional environment. A principal aspect of the exhibition is to introduce to the public noteworthy new talents. Each year the juror–an artist, critic, or gallery/museum professional–makes a selection from the artworks submitted by undergraduate and graduate students.

Over the past 25 years that we have hosted the exhibition, we have been fortunate to have our students' artwork reviewed by many distinguished jurors who have selected the works and awarded the prizes. The list of past jurors includes: Marcia Tucker (1977), Roberta Smith (1988), the Guerilla Girls (1992), and the Art Guys (2000).

This year's juror, Jerry Saltz, is the art critic for The Village Voice in New York; a curator and writer; two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee; and a lecturer at Yale and Columbia University. We are fortunate to have his critical eye to review the creative output of our emerging artists.

I would like to thank members of the museum staff: Alexa Favata, for arranging for the juror; Don Fuller, for designing the invitation, banners and brochure; Tony Palms, for the installation; and Mandy Kalajian and Randy West for the reception. This year a special thanks goes to Devon Larsen and James Rodger for their efforts to organize the exhibition.

Each year, a group of loyal friends from the community, the School of Art and Art History and Graphicstudio, join the museum and support the students by contributing prize money. We are very appreciative of this support, as it adds to the vitality and excitement of the exhibition. Please note the names of the generous contributors listed in this brochure.

Congratulations to all the artists in the exhibition and to the award recipients.

Margaret Miller
Director, Contemporary Art Museum / Graphicstudio
Professor of Art

Accepted Artists, Works, Awards

Antinori, Shawn, 7 Years at a Time , ceramic

Arandi, Nazanin / DeArriba, Julia, The Pyramid, video installation -
Jeanne Winter Award $250

Ares, Erica, Mother & Child, mixed media

Armstrong, Jennifer, Dinner in Bed, mixed media

Ashbaugh, Amy, Untitled, oil on canvas

Barbera, Sunni, Untitled, B&W photograph

Botti, Peter, Pillow Talk, mixed media

Bratton, Tamara, My Father's Lungs, mixed media

Brewer, Stephanie / Bellew, Lynn, Untitled, mixed media -
Ferman Motors Co. Photography Award $500

Brewer, Stephanie, Untitled, mixed media

Burton, Jenny / Grosch, Eleanor, Collage, mixed media

Burton, Jenny, Result of Antisocial Behavior, stuffed animals

Butler, Robmat, Push Pin # 3, light pine

Butler, Robmat, from Aluminum Lamp Series, aluminum, rice paper

Colby, Christine, Mother's Mane, porcelain, human hair

Cox, Katie, Defeated, clay, fabric

Cox, Katie, Mr. & Mrs. Squirrel, clay, fabric

Crockett, Jaisen, Directions, video
Institute for Research in Art Award $200

Crockett, Jaisen, Relax, You Live in America, digital print

Del Campo, Hector, Estrawberry, mixed media -
Ann McKeel Ross Award $100

Dunlap, Brandon, Bun Cup #23, ceramic

Dunlap, Brandon, Bat Aphrodisiac, mixed media

Ellis, Robert, Contemplation of the Peanut, acrylic on wood

Elsasser, Leslie, Being Ashamed of Selling Your Soul While Your Head is Down, mixed media

Farrar, Sarah, Listen, oil on canvas

Frankel, Sara, Hairbrush, wood, metal

Frey, Danielle, War Memorial, audio, digital prints

Frey, Danielle, Remains, color photograph

Gavronsky-Hoffman, Rachael, Portrait of Kalup Donte Linzy as Labisha, oil, gold leaf on canvas

Giroux, Jay / Rumpf, Daniel, Vision Merger, B&W photograph, mirror

Giroux, Jay as Esseh, Accept Blank Space, B&W photograph

Guest, Matthew, Auto Erotic Shopping Mall, mixed media -
Judy Patterson Award $100

Hall, Barron, The Climb, video installation

Hester, Tanya, Two Many, mixed media

Hester, Tanya, Makeover, ceramic, make-up

Jackson, Ulysses, Playing God 27, acrylic on wood -
CVPA Faculty Award $250

Jimenez, Carla, Exploitation, digital photograph

Kaehn, Leslie, KeeLee, audio

Kalajian, Mandy, Sadistically Superb, acrylic on canvas

Kaufman, Andrew, Infinite Possibilities in the Face of Unexpected Probabilities, mixed media

Kilroy, Arielle / Sinclair, Steve, Perfection, B&W photograph, steel, thread

Kilroy, Arielle, Untitled, mixed media

Kiuber, Anna, Capital P, oil on canvas

Kokay, Brad (Bradikus), Custodian of the Oracle, acrylic, collage on canvas

Linzy, Kalup Donte, Orgasm, audio

Maple, John, Solitary, oil on wood -
Frame by Frame Award $100 Framing Gift Certificate

Maple, John, Her Path, oil on wood

Marcinowski, Stephen, More is Less, oil on canvas

McGrane, John, Glimpses of Gospel, digital prints

Mutt, White Trash Bliss, mixed media
Wilson Co. Award $100

Mutt, Frog/Coke/Grease/Spoke/Yellow, mixed media

Naage, Yudit, Tractatus II, mixed media
James Rosenquist Materials Award $500

Otto, Rickyv, Middle Class Valor, mixed media

Rasheid, Saheir, Somewhere Off the Earth Somebody Wondered, acrylic on canvas

Reynolds, Mesha, Following Patterns, iron-ons, cloth, tissue

Sayles, Julie, Breaking News, mixed media

Spenser, Kate, My Mother & Me, mixed media

Stack, Donna, Float, video
Dali Museum Best in Show Award $1000

Steelman, John, MRI / Open View, pencil, pastel, gesso

Stevens, Joy, Untitled, digital photograph

Stork, Anita, Heartbreak, monotype

Storlie, David, Palpable Absence, plaster

Terry, Diane, T. thinks J.M., oil on canvas - Honorable Mention

Thompson, Cat, Facsimile, pinhole photograph

Thonen, Douglas, Floating Head, oil on canvas

Tunney, Connie, Spring, pen, ink

Vreeland, Jeffrey, Souljah, oil on canvas

Vreeland, Jeffrey, Untitled, screenprint

Walker, Melissa, Skinned Kong, acrylic on canvas

Williams, Lynne, Experiments in Role Reversal, digital photograph

Art History Papers

Dunathan, Kathryn, Terror and Trajedy: Wadja's Danton , art history paper - Leavengood Art History Award $150

Lazzara, Damon, DaVinci: Artist as Scientist / Scientist as Artist, art history paper