Artist​: Brittany DeLeon Title: Womb of the Earth Medium: Digital Photography (courtesy Lone Star College)
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CYPRESS — Holding the annual fall Student Art Exhibition and awards virtually was not ideal, but the show must go on and it is, through Dec. 8, 2020.

 

See for yourself the award-winning work of Lone Star College-CyFair’s talented student artists showcased on Instagram: @bosquegallery.

 

“We are so proud of the students who worked hard in the unusual circumstances of this semester to create beautiful and meaningful work regardless of the changes in studio structure,” said Bosque Gallery Director, Jasleen Sarai. “This semester’s Best of Show photograph captures a very difficult shot highlighting the play between light and naturally complex space of the cave.”

 

Best in Show winner Brittany DeLeon describes her piece as showing a place where a prehistoric bear claw was found, a cave where bats, mice, a plant, and insects came from the depths of the cave, lived and died.

 

“This piece is a photograph of a cave system here in Texas,” said DeLeon. “The reason I call it the ‘Womb of the Earth’ is because although no sunlight reaches these caves, life can still thrive.”

 

Julia Espino won first in design with “Seasons Bliss” and second with her salt and pepper shakers held in a loaf of bread ceramic piece titled “Three Main Food Groups.”

 

“I was inspired by the food we eat as children and college students. PB&J sandwiches are so simple, yet bring up so many memories from childhood or humble beginnings,” she said.

Artist: Julia Espino
Title: The Three Main Food Groups
Medium: Ceramics
(courtesy Lone Star College)

The end-of the-semester student art exhibition includes student creativity expressed in a multi-media representation of drawings, two-dimensional design works, ceramics, photography and painting.

This fall’s first- through third-place award winners, respectively, were:

 

  • drawing: Elysse Michelle, Taro Bush, Adian Jones
  • two-dimensional design works: Julia Espino, Perry Hutcheson, Taylor Abigail
  • ceramics: Angelica Murray, Julia Espino, Jordan Lueck
  • photography: Karen Abularach, Nikolas Luangrath and Joy Patel
  • and painting: Melissa Irizarry Redd, Lauren Wurzinger, no third place.

 

Those who happen to be on Barker Cypress campus can also stop by the Center for the Arts Building and see through the Bosque Gallery windows the Throwback – Part One display of previous student work from the archives.

 

For information on LSC-CyFair’s art programs, go to LoneStar.edu/art-dept-cyfair or call 281.290.5273.

 

Helping more than 23,000 students reach their academic and career goals, Lone Star College-CyFair is the fifth comprehensive college in the Lone Star College System, located at 9191 Barker Cypress Road just 3 miles south of U.S. Highway 290. Start close and go far at LSC-CyFair as well as at LSC-Cypress Center, located at 19710 Clay Road and LSC-Westway Park Technology Center, located at 5060 Westway Park Boulevard. For more information about LSC-CyFair and its programs, call 281.290.3200 or visit LoneStar.edu/cyfair.

 

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of seven colleges, 10 centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

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