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April 23, 2018

APDesign students awarded cash prizes in annual Ted and Sue Knapp Delineation Competition

Submitted by Thom Jackson

Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, students were recognized for exceptional work in the annual Ted and Sue Knapp Delineation Competition. 

Margaret Brennan, fifth-year student in architecture, Kirkwood, Missouri, won first place in the freehand color category for "Impression of St. Peter's." Samantha Davis, third-year student in architecture, Grain Valley, Missouri, won second place in the freehand black-and-white category for "18th and Oak." Jiayi Wang, fifth-year student in architecture, Chengdu, China, won first place in the black-and-white category for "Gate House Study." Aoran Zhang, fifth-year student in architecture, Shijiazhuang China, won first place in the computer category. Katya Cebalo-Diaz, first-year student in the K-State/UMKC articulated program, Belton, Missouri, won best in show for "Barragan Rendering."

The students' work is on display in the Chang Gallery at Seaton Hall through Friday, May 4. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

"This competition and exhibit remain one of our favorite annual events as it showcases the unique, timeless craft of drawing, either the world around us or that imagined," said Tim de Noble, professor and dean for the college. "The dedication to the craft exhibited in these drawings clearly parallels the student's dedication to crafting great design."

The annual competition was open to all students at APDesign, including those in the articulated program at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Competition awards include $1,000 for best in show-first place. First place in each competition category earns $500, second place earns $250 and third place was awarded $100. The competition is sponsored by Ted Knapp, a 1964 Kansas State University architecture alumn, and his wife Sue. 

The competition jury included Ted Knapp, principal at TK Architects, Kansas City; , Nancy Morrow, associate professor in the art department; and Brianna Sprague, graphic designer for APDesign.


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