News Bites: MFA Painting student wins Honorable Mention in Holland area art competition
MFA Painting student Sandra Hansen recently earned an Honorable Mention in the Holland Area Arts Council’s Michigan Arts: All Media Visual Art Competition. Her entry, a piece entitled “Our Beautiful Pollution,” is a part of her ongoing masters thesis project.
"Our Beautiful Pollution" by Sandra Hansen
Over 70 artists submitted approximately 200 pieces to the competition, with Hansen’s being one of only 71 pieces selected through a juried process for display at the Holland Area Arts Council’s Padnos and Armstrong Galleries. Jurors included Curtis Rhodes, a former Professor of Art at Western Michigan University whose professional work examines cross-cultural identity, and Peter Hyatt, Vice President of the art collaborative BIGthink.
Check out more of Sandra Hansen’s work at sandrahansen.com.