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UA Little Rock announces winners of 2021 Annual Student Competitive

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced the winners of the 2021 Annual Student Competitive.

This year’s competition featured 41 works of art by UA Little Rock students involving drawing, paintings, prints, graphic design, photography, illustrations, textiles, metals, sculptures, ceramics, and furniture.

Melissa Wilkinson, associate professor of art and painting at Arkansas State University, served as the juror/curator for the 2021 Student Competitive exhibition.

The winners include:

Hearne Fine Art (courtesy of Garbo Hearne) Daleesha Hood

Art Supplies and Materials (courtesy of Kerry Kemp, owner of Art Outfitters)Concera Davis, Caleb LeFevre, Ashlee Stanley, and Courtney Wilson

Frame Shop Certificates (courtesy of Helen Scott and Cindy and Clarke Huisman, owners of Cantrell Gallery) – Carley Brown

Starving Artist Awards

Sarah Lassiter – (courtesy of Capi Peck, Brent Peterson, Stephanie Toon Caruthers, owners of Trio’s Restaurant)

Jessica Fuller and Reece Henderson (courtesy of Christina McGehee, owner of Boulevard Bread Company)

Taylor McKinney (courtesy of Corri Bristow-Sundell & Jack Sundell, owners of The Root Café)

Annika Wade (courtesy of Corri Bristow-Sundell & Jack Sundell, owners of Mockingbird)

UA Little Rock Gallery Acquisition Purchase – Hannah May for “Perception” 

Friends of the Arts $500 Purchase Awards Reece Henderson for “Brothers”

Wilma And Jack Diner $750 Scholarship Award Bailey Holley and Rebekah Wilson

Wilma And Jack Diner $500 Purchase Award – Yelena Petroukhina

Wilma And Jack Diner $500 Cash Award – Andrew Chun and Rachel Stuckey

The 2021 Student Competitive exhibit can be viewed virtually through the UA Little Rock Art Gallery website.