Students, Faculty, and Alumni at National Ceramics Conference


Current and former Truman students meet up at NCECA (the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) in Milwaukee March 19-21. Pictured are Kyle Pappalardo, Ali Goeckner, Emily (Dahmer) Nickel (Studio Art, 2008), Andrea Bright, Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Andrea Linskey, Leah Bowring (Studio Art, 2010), and Alex Thierry (Studio Art, 2010). 

Congratulations to Students (plus Midterm Break!)


Photo credit above and below:  Danielle Bell

As blog readers will know, this week the Juried Student Art Exhibition opened in the University Art Gallery.  The show, juried by Kansas City ceramic artist and arts professional Tommy Frank, features outstanding artwork made by Truman State University students.

Congratulations to all students who submitted work, and to the following students whose work was selected for the exhibition:

Kimberly Allen, Allison Behm, Emily Bendet, Elli Bervillier, Kayla Busby, Caitlin Carey, Charles Cantrell, Juliet Desnoyer, Meghan Doil, Alex Eickhoff, Greg Fister, Ben Flowers, Kat Klebenow, Albert McCormick, Lauren Moll, Danielle Naeger, Jacquelyn Wheeler, Sadie Pafford, Kyle Pappalardo, Priscilla Parisa, Maurine Pfuhl, Lauren Radix, Daniel Riekena, Emma Roeder, Kelsey Schmidt, Shannon Spickler, Shawnah Stephens, Kathryn Sutton, Danielle Tobar, Theresa Wildhaber, Darrell Williams, Elizabeth Williamson, Susan Zhu, and Jessica Zilch.

Congratulations also to the following students who were recognized with awards:

Student Union Purchase Prize

Danielle Naeger for Mother Nature

Shawnah Stephens, for Life

Juror’s High Honor Award

Kayla Busby, for Man

Caitlin Carey, for a self-portrait

Daniel Riekena, for Madame Gartreau Drinking a Toast

Juror’s Honor Award

Allison Behm, for a cotton tapestry with metallic thread

Alex Eickhoff, for Mac Miller

Albert McCormick, for Funerals

Kyle Pappolardo, for a porcelain vase

Emma Roeder, for Kurt and Nancy

Congratulations again to all these students!  The show will be up through April 15, 2014 so plenty of chances to see some great artwork.

Also, Truman State University will be on Midterm Break next week (March 10 – 14) and so the Art Department blog will be taking a break then as well.  But stay tuned for more news about Department goings on when we return on Monday, March 17.  For now, best wishes to all for a great break.