Art students’ award-winning work featured in gallery

Hesston College students are the featured artists in the college’s Regier Friesen Art Gallery through May 10. The student work features a variety of art media from both fall and spring semesters of the 2013-14 academic year. All exhibits are free and open to the public.

Included in the gallery are the winners of the annual juried art show. David Long, professor of art at Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.), served as juror for the show.

Students receiving awards were:

  • Cheryl Hershberger, Hesston, Kan., first place for “Trees.” Hershberger’s piece was also selected by art faculty for the Hesston College Collection Purchase Award.
  • Quinn Kathrineberg, Salina, Kan., second place
  • Trevor Natalini, Oronogo, Mo., third place


  • Soichiro Nakamura, Tokyo, Japan, first place
  • Ryan Miller, Arthur, Ill., second place for “Splash”
  • Carley Wyse, Archbold, Ohio, third place


  • Laken Richer, New Paris, Ind., first place for “Black and White Bicycle”
  • Alex Leff, Andover, Kan., second place for “Sunset at the Arb”
  • George Felix, Wichita, Kan., third place for “Untitled”

Graphic Design/Design:

  • Marissa Hochstetler, Strang, Neb., first place for catalog design
  • Carley Wyse, Archbold, Ohio, second place for catalog design
  • Courtney Wengerd, Goshen, Ind., third place for card design “Joy”

Floral Foam Scultures for Art Appreciation course:

  • Leandra Daniels, Johnson City, Kan., first place
  • Anastasia Delgado, Hutchinson, Kan., second place
  • Guanjoo Kim, Gunpo, South Korea, third place


  • Drew Hostetler, Goshen, Ind., first place with mugs
  • Kendal Slabach Brubaker, Harrisonburg, Va., second place with brown bowl
  • Nick Ladd, Hesston, Kan., third place with teapot

Hanna Fenton, Hesston, Kan., received the Juror’s Choice Award with a photography piece, “Church Montage.”

Art students studied under Lois Misegadis, who teaches drawing, painting, graphic design, photography, design and color theory, and Hanna Eastin, who teaches ceramics.

The Regier Friesen Gallery is located in the Friesen Center for the Visual Arts on the Hesston College campus and is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.