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MANDEM Wins Second Place at PINNACLE National Juried Art Competition

Published September 9, 2014

“Her Brother’s Keeper: Rupture,” a mixed media piece by MANDEM (Florida State University art student Maize Arendsee) won Second Place at the Sixth Annual PINNACLE National Juried Art Competition at Florida A&M University’s Foster-Tanner Art Gallery.

Dr. Marilyn Proctor-Givins, the juror for PINNACLE 2014, shared the following thoughts about the selection process for this exhibit:

MANDEM with the award-winning mixed media work, "Her Brother's Keeper: Rupture" at the Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery (September 5, 2014)

MANDEM with the award-winning mixed media work, “Her Brother’s Keeper: Rupture” at the Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery (September 5, 2014)

“What an amazing honor and difficult task I had in selecting works of art for the Pinnacle exhibition at the Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery this year…. I was captivated by the artistic voices expressed in the works submitted for review. The body of work exhibits a broad spectrum of engaging subject matter skillfully arranged around a creative media palette that allows one’s eyes to repeatedly gaze and ponder the artist’s intent in their masterful balance of subject and technical style.”

 

“Her Brother’s Keeper: Rupture” is one of three mixed media works by MANDEM that were accepted to PINNACLE.

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