MCC students to participate in 2018 LAND conference

FLINT — Fifteen Mott Community College (MCC) Studio Art and Graphic Design students have had their work accepted to the Fine Arts Exhibition at the Liberal Arts Network for Development (LAND) Conference held recently at Muskegon Community College.

Additionally, MCC Honors student Briana Hartwig, of Metamora, was chosen as a LAND Student Scholar for 2018 for her research paper “Our Oceans: Beyond the Surface.” She is one of only eight students chosen from throughout Michigan to present her research at the conference.

“Having their work chosen for the Fine Arts Exhibition at a statewide conference is wonderful recognition of our students’ talents and abilities,” said Mary Cusack, Dean of the Fine Arts and Social Science Division at MCC. “We are especially proud of Briana for earning a place as a LAND Student Scholar this year.”

MCC Studio Art and Graphic Design students with works in the Fine Arts Exhibition include:

Studio Arts majors:

Eugene Borst, Coming Together (sculpture), of Burton

Gwendolyn Hopkins, Contradict me (photo) & Two Faced (photo), of Lapeer

Kayla Schilling, Erosion (sculpture), of Fenton

Patricia Wisenbaugh, Natural Selection (sculpture), of Flint

Melissa Ruboyianes. Six

Figures (sculpture), of Flushing

Graphic Design Majors:

Lxs Signer, Celestial Bridge

(painting), of Mt. Morris

Jeharold Cook, Angel Above the

Sunset Waters (painting), of Flint

Jennifer Mata, Old School

(altered book), of Flushing

Caleb Reamer, Space Station

(painting), of North Branch

Kawatha Tobias, Flint Water (sculpture), of Flint

Nick Carmody, Galaxy Room (painting), of Flushing

Tim Moore, Creative Process (digital collage), of Flint

Dual enrolled students pursuing Art (dual enrolled students are high school students who are dual enrolled in college courses):

Judah Welsh, Monday (painting), of Lapeer

Amber Durbin, Docile & the Beast (sculpture), of Flint

Samantha Beauchamp, Horizon (painting), of Clio

MCC is a member of LAND and the yearly conference is dedicated to supporting community college pedagogy and welcomes faculty from all disciplines. – G.G.

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