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10/10/2012

Fine Arts Students Take Home Photography Awards

Quick Facts

 Junior fine arts major Rebecca Jacobs won second place in the undergraduate category, while art and design student Bridget Kirkland took second place in the graduate division.
 A total of nine students' work was accepted.

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Winthrop University fine arts students took home prizes at the Click646 Photo Collective Exhibition in Greenwood, S.C., this past weekend.

Junior fine arts major Rebecca Jacobs won second place in the undergraduate category, while art and design student Bridget Kirkland took second place in the graduate division. Judging the entries was National Geographic photographer Robb Kendrick.

In total, the work of five undergraduate and four graduate students at Winthrop was chosen to represent the university’s photography department: Kelsey Boatwright, English Grant, Daniel Padgett, Sommer Moya-Mendez, Geraldine Powell, Bridget Kirkland and Rebecca Jacobs. Winthrop faculty John Dearing, Mark Hamilton, Phil Moody and Dustin Shores attended with students.

Click646, an organization that highlights artistic achievements through events and exhibitions, hosts a student exhibit each year. State colleges and universities are invited to submit the best work from current students and faculty.

Winthrop was one of many schools invited this year along with Anderson, Clemson, Lander, North Greenville and S.C. State universities, University of South Carolina, College of Charleston, Converse College, Piedmont Technical College and Greenville Technical College.


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