Three Adrian College Art Students Selected for Awards

Michigan Small College Exhibition offered over 230 submissions

ADRIAN, Mich. (April 14, 2014) – Three Adrian College art students were selected for awards in the Michigan Small College’s Exhibition hosted by Albion College.

Adrian senior Meredith Maniscalco won the top prize for her ceramic sculpture “Fight or Flight.” Junior Kaitlyn Church won the Juror’s Choice Award for her digital photograph “Sweet Dreams,” and senior Josie Updegraff won an honorable mention for her figurative painting, “Insecure.”

Each year, in the spring, five colleges sponsor a juried exhibition. Adrian, Albion, Alma, Kalamazoo and Olivet take turns hosting the event. This year, over 231 works were entered in a variety of media, juried by Michigan State Professor Robert McCann.