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Valdosta State University Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery

VSU Fine Arts Building

Corner of Brookwood and Oak Street

Valdosta State University


Gallery Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:30am – 5:30pm, Friday 8:30am – 3pm


Student Competition 2017

19th Annual All-media Student Exhibition

Sponsored by Binders® Art Supplies and Frames

 Student Competition Card

March 20-April 7

Opening Reception: March 20, 6-7:30PM

Awards announced 6:30PM

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The VSU Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery is proud to present the 2017 Student Competition, open to all VSU Students. Students from all majors were invited to enter up to 4 artworks. 67 students submitted over 196 different works of art, of which juror Tallahassee artist Julie Guyot selected 53 individual works. She awarded First through Fourth Place, as well as 5 Binders® Art Supplies Merit Awards, to be announced at the opening reception and awards ceremony Monday, March 20, at 6PM.  


The participating student artists exhibit a wonderful range of diverse media, styles and artistic outlooks in this annual showcase of emerging talent. Interior design, graphic illustration, photography, drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, mixed media, and fiber art are all included in this exciting multi-media exhibition. This is one of the most eagerly awaited exhibitions as any and all VSU students are eligible to compete and show their art.


About the Juror and Judge, Julie Guyot:

Ms. Guyot graduated with her BFA in ceramics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1994 and her MFA in studio art from Florida State University in 2008.  She founded a community-building ceramic lending project called Take Out Project in 2012. She is a full-time studio artist and resides in Tallahassee Florida with her husband, Clayton and her dogs, Lucy and Rudy.