The $200 University of Wisconsin-Barron County Foundation Art Purchase Award was presented to Gabriella Ashlin of Rice Lake for her oil and acrylic painting “Lava Tree," which was judged Best of Show in the UW-Barron County 2013-2014 Student Art Show.
As recipient of the Foundation Art Purchase Award, Ashlin’s artwork becomes part of the permanent art collection housed at UW-BC.
UW-BC student artists also receiving recognition were Courtney DeLasky of Rice Lake for her 3D diorama using recycled book titled “You Can’t Get Lost If You Don’t Know Where You’re Going.” She will receive a $50 stipend. Also receiving a $50 stipend is Taylor Fankhauser of Rice Lake for her 3D diorama using recycled books.
These students studied art under the guidance of UW-BC Assistant Professor of Art Ginnie Baer.