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July 24, 2006
Contact: Erin Curtis-Dierks, School of Fine Arts, (785) 864-9742.

KU art and design students to display their best work in campus gallery

LAWRENCE — Sixteen recipients of Foundation Studies Scholarships offered by the art and design departments in the School of Fine Arts at the University of Kansas will display their work Aug. 27 through Sept. 7 in the KU Art and Design Gallery.

Students earn Foundation Studies Scholarships based on academic merit and studio work during their first year in the art and design programs. Recipients were chosen by a faculty committee comprised of Carol Ann Carter, professor of art; So Yeon Park, assistant professor of art; and Jon Swindell and Lois Greene, both professors of design.

For more information about exhibition hours and the gallery located in the Art and Design Building, visit the gallery's Web site.

The Foundation Studies scholars are listed below by hometown, level in school, major, parents’ names and high school attended.

From Lawrence
Emily Ann Emerson, freshman in graphic design, daughter of Jan Emerson; Lawrence Free State High School.

From Ellsworth
Danielle Peters, sophomore in graphic design and journalism and mass communications (news and information emphasis), daughter of Rick and Terri Peters; Ellsworth High School.

From Lenexa
Julian Paolo Rivera, sophomore in illustration, son of Jose and Souvenir Rivera; Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, Mo.

From Mission Hills
Brooke Alexander, junior in graphic design, daughter of Timothy and Janet Alvarez; Shawnee Mission East High School.

From Prairie Village
Aimee Slater, freshman in art, daughter of Steve and Jeanne Slater; Shawnee Mission East High School.

From Beloit
Kristi Lee Crawford, senior in graphic design, human biology and psychology, daughter of David and Brenda Crawford; Beloit Junior-Senior High School.

From Salina
Andrew Jilka, freshman in printmaking, son of David and Patricia Jilka; Salina High School South.

From Mulvane
Sara Diane Erb, freshman in textile design (weaving), daughter of Richard and Bobbie Erb; Mulvane High School.

From Bonner Springs
Valerie Jean Metzler, sophomore in metalsmithing/jewelry and anthropology, daughter of John and Suzane Metzler; Blue Valley Northwest High School, Overland Park.

From Covington (ZIP 70433) and Mandeville (ZIP 70448)
Sara Pauline Edwards, freshman in ceramics, daughter of Robert De Vries Edwards of Covington and Nancy Edwards of Mandeville; Fontainebleau High School, Mandeville.

From St. Louis (ZIP 63125)
Louis Joseph Garavaglia III, freshman in illustration and pre-business (accounting), son of Patricia Garavaglia; Chaminade College Preparatory School.

From Claremore (ZIP 74017)
Amanda Louise Carroll, junior in art (basic studies) with a minor in music, daughter of Jeffrey and Nancy Carroll; Sequoyah High School.

From Tulsa (ZIP 74132)
Erin Bratzler, freshman in printmaking, daughter of Dale and Janice Bratzler; Bishop Kelley High School.

From Waco (ZIP 76705)
Brett Ryan Epp, sophomore in industrial design, son of Paul Craig and Sharon Epp; Vanguard College Prep School.

From Suffolk (ZIP 23435)
Katherine Patricia Tebow, freshman in painting and printmaking, daughter of Lonnie and Deborah Tebow; Nansemond River High School.

Pui Chi Lam, sophomore in interior design, daughter of Sio Kit Jeng.


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