Students exhibit major creative talent

Posted by Tracy Duncan on Fri, Apr, 29, 2016 @ 14:04:00 PM

In art

Hinds Community College students who may or may not major in art, take courses in photography, ceramics, drawing, 2-D design/printmaking, graphic design, 3-D design and painting/mixed media classes andproduce work each year in their respective courses, then choose what they think is their best work to be exhibited it at the Marie Hull Art Gallery located on the Raymond Campus and entered in a contest. An outside juror comes in to judge each piece and choose winners in each category as well as overall or best-of-show pieces of art. But the winners are not the only works of art that are worthy of awe. You might like some of the talent more than the ones picked out for awards. You be the judge. Below is a sampling of just a few of the submissions to the show. I don't want to give away all of the surprise here. Come on over to the Marie Hull Art Gallery and see for yourself what Hinds has to offer in the way or talent and courses to nurture the inner artist in you. Some pieces are for sale, so you might just find yourself filling that space in your home that just needs the right artistic touch to complete your look.


Charcoal drawings, colored pencil sketches and mixed media are displayed.


Ceramic designs of all kinds are being shown.


Holey bowls and organic-shaped vessels may inspire


Clay critters might be found here and there.



3-dimensional designs and ink drawings are on the wall.



Acrylic and watercolor paintings decorate the scene. 


Plenty of still life sketches of various media are hanging around.





And photographic moments can be studied.



Handmade ceramic refreshment services and pretty plates can be seen. 

Some winners were awarded reimbursement scholarships for their hard work.

Others  winners are listed below:


Below are the three top winners chosen as :


Don't miss out on the opportunity to enjoy some real, creative talent right here at Hinds Community College in Raymond. The art gallery is open most days until 3 p.m. You'll be pleasantly surprised at the quality of talent and artistic ability that our students exhibit. And the best part is, you can see this art without needing to travel any farther than your own college campus.

Hopefully, this little taste of artistic talent will whet your appetite for more art to view at your own campus art gallery.