Student Award Winners Named in Art Exhibit

By | March 30, 2016

Undergrad Art Exhibit 2016Several Daemen College students have received top honors for their artwork on display in Daemen College’s annual Visual and Performing Arts Undergraduate Exhibition, which runs through April 14 in the Tower Gallery in the Haberman Gacioch Art Center.

The undergraduate exhibit features student work in a range of media, including painting, illustration, printmaking, and animation.

This year’s award winners are:

  • First Honors – Autumn McGee of Tonawanda, junior; Chyna DeSimone of West Seneca, sophomore; and Katie Goodwin of Troupsburg, freshman.
  • Second Honors – Sydney Hafner of Lancaster, junior; Adan Juda of Clarence Center, sophomore; and Desiree Lis of Bowmansville, freshman.
  • Sister Jeanne File Art History Award – Alex Gauss of Lancaster, junior.
  • The Floydie Award for Best Figurative Work – Matthew Tanner of Amherst, junior.
  • Honorable Mentions – juniors Matthew Arida of Grand Island, Eli Brennan of Grand Island, Gabrielle DeReu of Orchard Park, Kale Johnson of Clarence Center, and Angela Marini of West Seneca; sophomores Sydney Mangin of Tonawanda and Carlye Sager of Cheektowaga; and freshman Lucas Santos of Lancaster.