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Dana Lemoine and Rachel Nore, Graduate, Art


Dana LeMoine and Rachel Nore, ASU School of Art MFA in Printmaking candidates, have teamed up with papermaking artist Kerri Harding to create Valley of the Sunflowers Paper Project, a joint initiative to help bring awareness to sustainability and local art. Using the fiber from local sunflowers, the three artists are creating handmade paper. This paper will be distributed to up to 25 local artists, who will use the paper in their own creations. The artwork will be displayed on Jan. 18, 2013, at Combine Studios in downtown Phoenix.

Project Date: Nov 30, -0001



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



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