2019 Student Exhibition

Opening: Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 5 – 8 pm
Thursday, Apr 18 – May 9, 2019

College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

The exhibition and the reception are free of charge and open to the public.

Cleve Carney Gallery is proud to present the Annual Student Art Exhibition. Showcasing the work of The College of DuPage art students, this exhibition highlights the range of media and approaches being taught in the fine arts programs.


Christina Etheredge, Benjamin Sczublewski, Julie Kulak, Cecilia Lad Smith, Abir Khan, Tony Sherifi, Carol Byron, Emily Smith, Tatiana Bohmer, Natalie McKenty, Sequoia Williams-Valenzuela, Jane Ostergaard, Suzanne Varkalis, Evan Scroggs, Mike Hunnicutt, Joseph Polito, Tanya Lunina, Mya Kral, Karlette Murray, Mikalia Couch, Amanda Wright, Charles Morrison, Ryan Castleberry, Felix Fergon, Megha Jain.


Each year the juror selected seven participating student artists to receive prizes based on their work. The awards are for Best in Show ($1000), 1st Prize in 2D & 3D ($500), 2nd Prize in 2D & 3D ($250), and 3rd Prize in 2D & 3D ($100). This year’s winners are:

Best in Show - Amanda Wright

1st Prize 3D - Charles Morrison

2nd Prize 3D - Julie Kulak

3rd Prize 3D - Suzanne Varkalis

1st Prize 2D - Megha Jain

2nd Prize 2D - Christina Etheredge

3rd Prize 2D - Evan Scroggs'

The guest juror this year is Josh Dihle. Josh Dihle received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012 and his BA at Middlebury College in 2007. Recent solo exhibitions include Valerie Carberry Gallery (Chicago,IL), and Pleasant Plains (Washington D.C.). Group exhibitions include Essex Flowers (New York, NY), Unisex Salon (New York, NY), Annarumma Gallery (Naples, Italy), Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago, IL), Elmhurst Art Museum (Elmhurst, IL), the University of Maine Museum of Art (Bangor, ME), and DUTTON (New York, NY). Dihle teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and co-directs the Chicago artist project space Julius Caesar.