Monday, May 09, 2016

Annual Saddleback College’s Student Art Exhibit Awards

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – And the winners of the 2016 Annual Saddleback College’s Student Art Exhibition Awards , April 27th to May 12th, in the Saddleback College Art Gallery according to Saddleback College Art Gallery Curator Bob Rickerson are:
The Saddleback College President’s Choice Award was awarded to Case McQuillan for his mixed media painting titled Many Faces, and the Dean of Fine Arts and Media Technology Bart McHenry presented the Dean’s Choice Award to Robert Olinto for his photography titled Extreme Zen.

Other winners include:
Best of Show     
Shahin Massoudi                              The Quiet Between (ceramic and acrylic)
Best of Show (picked by the Saddleback Art League)       

(L-R) Bob Rickerson, Shahin Massoudi, Bart McHenry
Photographer: Marisa Lowey-Ball

Mary Hippensteel                            Copper Bowl (sculpture)
Dallin Moe                                          Self Portrait 16
Julius Ibanez                                      Cambria Beacon
Diane Fahrion                                    Pure Vida
Jacklyn Sanchez-Villavicencio      Alcoholism
Denise Ogier                                      Fish Camp
Alyssa Perez                                       Still Life
Yoon Lee                                             Tall Vase
Peter Larsen                                      Le Taureau
Trisha Wilson                                     Family Portrait
Martine Pilcher                                 REX-Old English Sheepdog
Matt Rinehart                                    Grandma’s Buttons
Julia Schinhan                                    Rock ‘n’ Roll Winter
Monique Dodge                               California Rain
Ali Marcotte                                       Light Catcher
Valentina Melekhova                     Loneliness in Dana Point
Tracy Hartman                                   Swirl Bowl
Evin Mackie                                        4 Seasons Tea Bowls
Marie Nagy                                         Hair of the Dog
Sharon Inbar                                      The Sage
Heather Kurtz                                    Pretty and Plump
Nikita Young                                       Repose

Deborah Ayer                                    Lost Wax Process
Shaune Friedman                            Lips
Jessica Harder                                   Piano Fingers
2D/3D Projects
Natalie Fosdick                                  Nesbit
Emyle Rogers                                     Old Man Portrait
Sara Shillman                                     Untitled
The college’s Art Gallery is one of South Orange County’s primary outlets for creative expression in traditional and conceptual art.  Exhibitions featuring works by local, regional and nationally known artists are presented from September to July.  The month of May is reserved for the annual multi-media Juried Student Exhibition.  The Art Gallery is an important part of the instructional program.  Students enrolled in the gallery display and exhibition classes learn how to plan, design, install and organize gallery space through art exhibitions.

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit.  Free parking is available in Lot 12.  Take Avery Parkway to Marguerite Parkway turn left to the third traffic light, which is Saddleback’s Marguerite entrance. Turn right into the campus and take the third left to “Theatre Circle,” turning right into Lot 12.
Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, please visit  

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