Five students named winners in Best of Design show
March 28, 2014
Five student artists
were honored in the annual Best of Design show at University of
The show features
works by School of Art and Design students in various disciplines. The exhibit
runs through Thursday, April 18, at Gallery 209 in room 209 of the Applied Arts
The Best of Show
honor went to Koua Xiong, of Eau Claire, an entertainment design major. His
entry, "Lolly in Floranda," is a nontraditional comic.
Other winners are:
- Entertainment design: Duachaka Her, of Schofield, for "Wayfaring
- Industrial design: Ryan Enzler, of Rochester, Minn., for "Arthur USB
- Interior design: Natalia Haywood, of St. Paul, for "ReNU."
- Graphic design and interactive media: MatthewErickson, of Minneapolis, for "Timber
Outdoors: Cloak Typeface Specimen."
The show drew 300
entries from 98 students, and 60 pieces were accepted for the exhibit.
The judges were
design professionals: Steve Jokisch, from advertising agency Mono; Scott
Smrstck, from furniture-maker Blu Dot; and John Standish, from Web developer
Clockwork. Smrstck and Standish are UW-Stout alumni.
are Professor Susan Hunt and Assistant Professor Vadim Gershman.