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Jennifer Bennett, Fibers MFA Thesis Exhibition, Becoming Aware, Spring 2016. Filet crocheted cotton thread installation. University of Missouri.
Jennifer Bennett, Fibers MFA Thesis Exhibition, Becoming Aware, Spring 2016. Filet crocheted cotton thread installation. University of Missouri.

Jennifer Bennett, a MFA Fibers student, has been named a 2016 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Honorable Mention. I nominated her for the International Sculpture Center’s 2016 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award program. Jeannette Darr, Membership Program & Education Coordinator and Publisher of Sculpture magazine said that for 2016, 376 students from over 148 colleges and universities, worldwide were nominated. The jury included Monika Burczyk, Acting Director/President of the Board at Post Contemporary, NY; Paul Hubbard, Professor of MFA studio art and fine arts at Moore College of Art & Design, PA; and Emily Nelms Perez, Sculptor, NJ. They reviewed more than 959 images of student art work to make their selections for this prestigious award. Jennifer was recognized in the 2016 October issue of Sculpture magazine, as well as on the www.sculpture.org website. Jennifer exhibited her winning work as part of her MFA thesis exhibition during the Spring 2016 semester, in the George Caleb Bingham Gallery. http://www.sculpture.org/studentawards/2016/recipients.shtml