FSU Students Win Top Prizes in Art Show
Two Fayetteville State University (FSU) students won top honors during the Two Rivers Art Exhibit held in conjunction with the Two Rivers Classic football contest between FSU and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNC-P).
FSU student Su Kim won “Best in Show” for her ceramics/sculpture piece titled “Red Flower”. The piece also garnered Kim first-place in the ceramics/sculpture category. Amanda Cole won first-place in the painting/drawing category for her piece titled “Twisted.” For her “Best in Show” and first-place wins, Kim won a$150 in gift certificates for art supplies. Cole won a $50 gift certificate for her first-place finish.
The contest was open to art students from FSU and UNC-P. Students could compete in the following mediums: painting/drawing, ceramics/sculpture, printmaking, graphic design, and photography. Entries were judged by industry professionals prior to the public showing of the exhibition which took place during a reception held September 6, at UNC-P. Winners were recognized prior to the start of the football game on September 8.
FSU is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state. FSU offers nearly 60 degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. With nearly 6,000 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation.