Hawkeye Community College to Host Student Art Show on April 10

By: Public Relations and Marketing
Date Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

WATERLOO—The 15th annual Hawkeye Student Art Show will open on Thursday, April 10, in the college’s library on Hawkeye Community College’s campus, located at 1501 East Orange Road. This competitive student show will present art work, photography, and designs from students in the Fine Arts, Professional Photography, Interior Design, and Graphic Communications programs. The public is invited to attend the exhibit, including the opening reception.

The juried show will have an opening reception on April 10, with refreshments from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The awards will be presented at 7:00 p.m. At the event, there will also be displays created for individual projects by students pursuing Honor Courses. The new edition of ETC, Hawkeye Community College’s literary and art magazine, will also be released. The artwork will be on display through May 2 during regular library hours, which are Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; and on Sundays from 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m.

The juror for the annual spring student exhibition for 2014 is Joan Webster-Vore. She is a Trustee for Hawkeye Community College and a resident of Hudson, Iowa. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa where she received a BFA in Drawing, an MA in Textile Design from the Department of Home Economics, and an MFA in Design from the Department of Art and Art History. Her work appeared in numerous competitive, invitational, and solo exhibitions both nationally and regionally, including FiberArt International. This was at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she won the Josephine Cohen People’s Choice Award in 2007. In 2008, she was awarded a large public art project, “Dance of the Ginkgo,” which is permanently installed at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. In the 1980’s, she created the large fiber ‘Fish’, and it has been on display at the Waterloo Public Library. Most recently, she designed some of the banners displayed in downtown Waterloo Expo Plaza.

For more information on the art show, contact Kim Behm at 296-2320, ext. 1632. For information on programs at Hawkeye Community College, check out the website at