Biennial Student Juried Exhibition Opens

Biennial Student Juried Exhibition Opens

17 Jan 2012    

Biennial student show 2012


Congratulations to the students whose work has been accepted to the 2011-12 Biennial Student Juried Exhibition. Guest juror Dr. Elizabeth "Missy" Bye, Professor and Department Head of Design, Housing and Apparel in the College of Design at the University of Minnesota, one of UNL's Big 10 associate institutions, closely examined each entry, completed a review form,  and often provided written comments along with a numerical score for each submission. Work was presented anonymously  and the juror did not know any details about the makers. This was a competitive show with 46% of the work entered accepted and 56% of the individuals entering work securing a spot in the show.


An opening reception was held on Friday, January 13, 2012 and prizes sponsored by the Friends of the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery were awarded to Abby Dames, Kendra Morgan and Erica Cardenas. Dames received Best in Show in the Wearables category for "Ombre" (pictured left below), Morgan received Best in Show in the Non-Wearable category for "Color Blend Trio: Black and White" (pictured right below), and Cardenas received an Honorable Mention for "Zipped." Congratulations to all of the students and faculty whose efforts are on view in the gallery through February 17.



Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design