Students win big at Annual Juried Exhibition

Artwork created by Lakehead University visual arts students displayed in the Thunder Bay Art Gallery

The Department of Visual Arts is happy to announce the winners of the annual student Juried Exhibition held at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery! These are the winners of awards sponsored by individuals at Lakehead University:

Lakehead University Alumni Association Award
Winner: Hanyu Zhang, Be Water My Friend 

Lakehead University Student Union Award
Winner: Hanna Marion, Dependent and Greedy

Lakehead University Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities Award

  • Painting: Gary Ho, I Won’t Suicide, Call My Parents
  • Drawing: Bethany Potter, Poppy’s Trap
  • Ceramics: Julia Mills, Deflated 
  • Print: Hanna Marion, Sauna Bucket
  • Sculpture: Nathan Cross, Does It Matter 

President of Lakehead University Award
Winner: Katie Untinen, Fort McMurray May 3rd 2016

Visual Arts Network Award

  • Kevin Niemi, Bundled
  • Bethany Potter, Poppy’s Trap
  • Yue Xin, Ryder’s House 
  • Faith Cordeiro, Time Flies 

Department of Visual Arts Award
(for Promising First Year Student)
Winner: Kevin Niemi, Bundled 

As the gallery had to close to the public a virtual tour of the exhibition can be accessed on the Thunder Bay Art Gallery website beginning on Thursday, March 26.

Thank you to our Lakehead University donors for your support!

Lakehead University students artwork displayed in the Thunder Bay Art Gallery