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Rie Muñoz Exhibition opens in Krantz Art Gallery
by Terry Lutz, August 23, 2016
Rie Munoz Poster

The Communication Arts Technology Program invites you to visit the Krantz Art Gallery this month to see the art of Rie Muñoz. Her art is full of humor, whimsy, and a unique portrayal of life in Alaska.

  Included in her more than 500 pieces of art there is something to be learned about Alaska, its people, traditions, customs and unique culture diversity.
  In the body of work exhibited in the Krantz Gallery you will learn something of Rie’s observations and love of Alaska and its people through her depictions of the fishing industry,
opportunities for outdoor activities, wildlife, folklore, customs and faith.

  We have brought a small sampling of her limited edition prints, including serigraphs, silk screens, and watercolor from the personal collection of Karen Miner.

  Some are more unusual than others, but they are all filled

with a positive outlook and a style that is clearly expressive and unique to Rie herself.

  There will be an Opening Reception this Friday, August 26, from 5 – 8 pm. Refreshments will be served.
  The exhibit runs from August 22 – September 23, 2016. The Krantz Art Gallery is located on the 1st floor of Chestnut Hall, room 116, on the downtown campus of Jefferson Community & Technical College at the at the corner of First and Chestnut Streets.
  The exhibit is open Monday through Thursday 8 am – 5 pm
and Friday's from 9 am – 12 noon.


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Portrait of a woman

CAT students had a busy and rewarding summer
by Terry Lutz, August 23, 2016

Four of our CAT students were busy this summer entering photo contests and winning rewards.

  All four of our students were award recipients in two different competitions.

Two CAT students are semifinalists in ADAA

Kelsey Ridener and Kristina Peebles were both Semifinalists in the 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards sponsored by, you guessed it, Adobe.

  Kelsey has a series of six photographs that have been selected in the commercial photography category. You can see Kelsey's commercial food shots of Fontleroy's Restaurant here.

  She also had two photos selected in the Fine Art Photography category. Her macro images of Flowers can be seen here.

  Kristina had a series of seven musical instrument photos selected in the Fine Art Photography category. You can see all of her semifinalist photographs here.

  Finalists in all categories will be announced in September. We will keep you posted as to the results.

  Congratulations to both Kelsey and Kristina. Well done ladies and here's to moving forward in the competition.

Two more CAT students are finalists in Photographer's Forum

Both Olha Lyakhovets and Brandon Barnhill were named as Finalist's in Photographer's Forum Best of Photography 2016 this year. Olha was recognised for her Nature photograph while Brandon was acknowledged for his Portrait of a young woman.

  Congratulations to both Olha and Brandon for entering and advancing to the final rounds of the competition.

  All Winners, Honorable Mentions and Finalists of the Photographer’s Forum’s 36th Annual Photography Contest will be featured in a limited edition hardcover book, Best of Photography 2016.

  Our CAT students are the best. Way to go all of you. You all make us proud to be associated with the CAT program and JCTC. You all make me proud personally to be a member of the academic community.



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