Henry Ford College Foundations Art student, Sophia Hart, with her ceramics instructor, Steve Glazer, entered her piece titled "A Walk in Vincent's Shoes," to the statewide Liberal Arts Network of Development (LAND) 3D Art competition. LAND hosts an annual competition for students at all Michigan public two-year colleges, and Sophia Hart was awarded 1st place in the 3D Art category for the 2016 contest. The sculpture consists of ceramic lace-up boots made to look realistically like leather, based on Vincent Van Gogh's painting of his own boots.
Sarah Bosell completed her ceramic sculpture, titled "Once Upon a Time," as part of her ceramics class with Steve Glazer. She entered the sculpture into the statewide Liberal Arts Network of Development (LAND) 3D Art Contest, and it placed 3rd place. LAND sponsors three art contests: 2D, 3D, and Illustration. The piece was inspired by fairy tales. The jurist's comments about Sarah's piece are as follows: "Ceramic Sculpture. Interesting combination of diverse objects alludes to a narrative through the use of disjointed parts.
Diane Eberts is the coordinator of tutoring in Assisted Learning Services at Henry Ford College. Diane began taking ceramics courses with Steve Glazer, and a product of her lessons in ceramics is this series of plates. Together, the plates form a deceptively simple yet intricate pattern.
The plates were entered into the statewide Liberal Arts Network of Development (LAND) 3D Art Contest and won 2nd place. LAND sponsors three annual art contests among all public community colleges in Michigan: 3D, 2D, and illustration.
The Mirror News has had the amazing opportunity to interview and publish articles spotlighting talented artists here at Henry Ford College. The next artist we have the pleasure of introducing is Jerry Moore, a Graphic Design student. Megan: How long have you been attending Henry Ford College? Jerry: I have been a student at HFCC for far too long. I have taken a class here and there since 2005. I have used this to keep me engaged in the design world while earning experience in Information Technology and Engineering fields.
Elizabeth Moosekian is 22 years old and currently enrolled in Henry Ford College’s Graphic Design Multimedia program. She’s been drawing since she was a little girl, and is especially passionate about drawing with charcoal. In addition to drawing, Elizabeth is an avid runner, and considers it another effective way to de-stress.