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Emily Stergar, Christopher Torres, Alumni, Art

Photo: E Stergar, titled, Drain


Emily Stergar, an MFA in sculpture graduate, and Christopher Torres, an MFA in ceramics graduate of the ASU School of Art, have been awarded the prestigious International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2012. Stergar and Torres were selected from an international pool of more than 400 students representing six countries and 174 institutions of higher learning.

Together they join 10 other recipients to participate in the "Grounds For Sculpture's Fall/Winter Exhibition" that will be on view from Oct. 20 - April 7, 2013, in Hamilton, N. J.

The artists' work will be featured in the October 2012 issue of the International Sculpture Center's publication, Sculpture magazine as well as on the ISCís website at .

Project Date: Oct 20, 2012



Willow Senjamin, Undergraduate, Art

Photo: Willow Senjamin

Willow Senjamin, a senior arts administration in the ASU School of Art in the Herberger Institute, was selected as a Smithsonian summer intern. She will work at the National Museum of the American Indian as a public relations intern. Senjamin is part of the ASU Capital Scholars program in Washington, D.C. and is a recipient of the program's Getsinger Family Scholarship. She will return in August to the ASU Tempe campus to complete her final undergraduate semester.

Project Date: Jun 25, 2012



Benjamin Rogers, Alumni, Art

Photo: Image courtesy of "New American Paintings" MFA Annual Issue cover, 2012

Benjamin Rogers, a master's in fine arts in painting alumnus from the ASU School of Art was chosen to represent ASU in the MFA annual issue of New American Paintings, one of America's largest and most important series of artists competitions.

Rogers was one of 40 artists selected for publication, which was juried by Alma Ruiz, senior curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Rogers' artwork was also selected for the cover of this issue, which is available in bookstores. Rogers graduated in Spring 2011.

Project Date: Apr 26, 2012



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