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K-State Today

February 18, 2014



University Life Cafe art contest winners

By Lacey Solheid

Winning piece, "Here's Johnny," by Gabrielle DeFonso.

University Life Café has announced the winners of the sixth annual University Life Café art contest. Fifty pieces accepted into the gallery show this year, and six pieces were given top honors.

The following are the top pieces:

  • First place: “Here’s Johnny” by Gabrielle DeFonso
  • Second place: “Wreath” by Alec Webb
  • Third place: “Pug Beams” by Alec Webb

Honorable mentions:

  • “Grain Bins” by Jason Waite 
  • “Winter Watcher” by Maia Carlson

People’s choice:

  • “Broken Mannequin” by Elizabeth Decker

The artwork from the contest was on display in the Kemper Art Gallery from Jan. 29 through Feb. 14. If you were unable to make it to the gallery showing, you can still see the pieces by visiting University Life Café.