March 26, 2010
Finalists named in Rickert-Ziebold art competition
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The School of Art and Design at Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently announced the 16 finalists eligible to compete for the prestigious Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award.
The art competition is for seniors at SIUC, and carries a substantial financial award. Finalists, selected by a panel of art faculty, are part of the Rickert-Ziebold exhibit at the Surplus Gallery in the Glove Factory at 432 S. Washington Ave.
The exhibit runs April 19-24, with an announcement of winners set for 3:30 p.m. on April 19. An exhibit reception begins at 5:30 p.m. on April 23, with an awards presentation at 6:30 p.m.
The estate of the late Marguerite L. Rickert-Ziebold established the award in honor of Joseph Rickert, a prominent lawyer and state senator, and a patron of the arts, from Waterloo.
Here are the finalists, listed by hometown:
• Tim Shepherd, glass
• Beth Porter, communication design
• Jake Coil, glass
• Joseph A. Jenner, metals
• Alissa Friedman, glass
• Myles Karcher, metals
• Christopher J. Bohan, ceramics
• Randon Swearingian, printmaking
• Daniel Wakolbinger, ceramics
• Emily Haney, communication design
• Billie Brannan, ceramics
• Kerry Esman, communication design
• Dustin Clinton, printmaking
• Erin G. Cooksey, metals
• Logan Hirsh, metals
• Eunsoon Seo, painting