2010 Skyway Art Competition Participants

Nine MCC students had their artwork selected for the Skyway Juried Art Competition, hosted this year by Oakton Community College.

The exhibit runs from April 1 through 30 in the Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines, Illinois. The reception and awards presentation will be held on Saturday, April 10 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Congratulations to our talented art students; Belen Ashley (ceramics), Leanna Borden (ceramics), Andrew Bourn (painting), Reidin Dintzner (jewelry), Kristina French (painting), John Gilmore, Jr.(ceramics), Mary Mariutto (painting), Kendra Trauth (ceramics), Andrew Vadnais (jewelry).

Congratulations to the following students:

Belen Ashley's Sister

Belen Ashley, Sister, Stoneware, 7" x 9" x 5"

Leanna Borden's Colony

Leanna Borden, Colony, Stoneware, plastic, rice, dehydrated peas, 18" x 10" x 8"


Andrew Bourn, Freddy and the Phoenix, Oil on canvas, 3' x 5'


Reidin Dintzner, Ocean Waltz in G Minor, Sterling silver, pearls, seed beads, abalone shell, Variable dimensions


Kristina French, Self Portrait, Oil on canvas, 3' x 3'


John Gilmore, Jr., Spikey Pot, Stoneware, 10" x 6" x 6"

New Grange

Mary Mariutto, Newgrange Excavation, Oil on canvas, 60" x 36"

Kendra Trauth, Weather Vessel, Stoneware, 7" x 14" x 14"

Andrew Vadnais, Tzu, Sterling and fine silver, tourmalines, zincite, spinel, apatitie, 2.5" x 1" x 0.5"