2014 College Invitational
The seventh annual 2014 College Invitational
features artwork by college students from nine area colleges and universities, including: Ashford University, Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Knox College, Monmouth College, Scott Community College, St. Ambrose University, Western Illinois University and University of Iowa. These students represent the talent and creativity at campuses throughout the region, and are a testament to the positive impact of arts education on today’s youth.
A closing reception and awards ceremony
was held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 5. College Invitational Award Recipients
1st: Emma Lister, Knox College
2nd: Ashley VanDeCasteele, Western Illinois University
3rd: Leah deMatta, University of Iowa
HM: Crystal Kepple, Western Illinois University
HM: Jacqueline Nowosielski, St. Ambrose University
This year’s exhibition is again sponsored by Barbara Leidenfrost in loving memory of her husband, Oscar. Thanks to this generous sponsorship, the Figge awarded cash prizes for first, second and third place winners.
The 2014 College Invitational
will be installed in the Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery November 8, 2014-February 8, 2015.