Luu ’14 Wins First Place Prize at Juried Art Show

Artworks by another 11 Holy Cross students on display

February 11th, 2014 by 


Bang Luu ’14 walked away with the first place prize at the 10th annual College Art Show for her laser engraving on plywood panel titled “Stardust,” above.

Bang Luu ’14, a visual arts studio major with a visual art history minor at Holy Cross, earned first place in the 10th annual College Art Show, a juried exhibit of the best art coming out of Worcester-area colleges and universities.

The winners were announced during an artists’ reception on Feb. 7 at the ArtsWorcester Aurora Gallery, 660 Main Street, in Worcester. The exhibit will be on display until March 15.

The annual student exhibition “is a rare opportunity to experience Worcester as a college town, and to see its wealth of new artistic talent,” according to ARTSWorcester. Works on paper, painting, photography, sculpture, and digital media are eligible for consideration by the juror. This year’s entries were reviewed by Nick Capasso, director of the Fitchburg Art Museum. The top artists receive cash prizes.

A resident of Lawrence, Mass., Luu won for her laser engraving on plywood panel titled “Stardust,” which measures at 23 inches long by 20 inches wide. It depicts that all humans are interconnected in one way or another, she says. She developed the piece as part of the Digital Art Studio I course, taught by Rachelle Beaudoin, lecturer in the visual arts department.

Luu hopes to work for an animation company following graduation. “I would like to integrate what I have learned at Holy Cross and continue working with the technological medium that I love,” she said.

The exhibit features the work of 11 other Holy Cross students: Carmen Alvarez ’14, Katie Candee ’14, Andrew Cavicchi ’14, Kathryn Droumbakis ’14, Meridith Foote ’15, Elisa Jimenez ’14, Leo Kennedy ’14, Mavinee LaCroix ’14, Madison Schneider ’15, Allison Thiel ’17 and Regina Viqueira ’14.

Related Information

| More

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
07/30/15 ‘Veteran to Run 160 Miles for Fallen Servicewomen’
07/30/15 ‘Why Democracies Don’t Want the Olympics Anymore’
07/30/15 Holy Cross Ranks No. 55 on Forbes’ List of America’s Top Colleges
07/30/15 Blog: Thompson ’17 Set to Immerse Himself in the French Language and Culture While Abroad
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Video: How Spring Arrives at Holy Cross

Watch Video >
See video
Reunion 2015: A Time to Reconnect, Reminisce and Remember

Watch Video >
See video
Holy Cross Awards 724 Bachelor of Arts Degrees During Commencement Exercises

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

09/03/2015

Internship Information Session

See More >
09/10/2015

Taste of Holy Cross

See More >
09/11/2015

Internship Expo

See More >
09/15/2015

Ernst & Young Dinner Workshop

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

07/30/15

Holy Cross Ranks No. 55 on Forbes’ List of America’s Top Colleges

Forbes.com

The College of the Holy Cross ranked No. 55 overall and No. 46 among private colleges on Forbes’ list of America’s Top Colleges. Forbes rated schools on an ROI scale with...

07/14/15

Money Magazine Ranks Holy Cross No. 18 Among Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the Country

The College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 18 on Money Magazine’s list of “The 50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges,” and No. 89 overall  on Money’s list of “Best...

07/14/15

Amanda Belichick Named Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

ESPN | Sports Illustrated | Yahoo! News | Boston Herald

Amanda Belichick was recently named the head coach of the women’s lacrosse team at the College of the Holy Cross. The news of her appointment ran in more than 50 media...