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2011 Rickert-Ziebold Winners

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, School of Art and Design’s RZ Committee would like to congratulate this year’s 2011 Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award competition winners, Phillip Carrier and Wesley Valdez (photos below from University Communications).

Phillip Carrier, one of two RZ 2011 winners

Phillip Carrier (above) with his mixed media installation , "Adaptive Perception,"  and Wes Valdez (below) shown with one piece from his glass and metal sculpture series, "Being Human Being."

Wes Valdez, one of two RZ 2011 winners

Carrier and Valdez were chosen from a talented group of 11 senior candidates (see list of finalists below) from the School of Art and Design. The two winners will share a $15,000 trust award.

The estate of the late Marguerite L. Rickert-Ziebold endows the awards in honor of the Joseph Rickert family. Joseph Rickert was a prominent lawyer and state senator from Waterloo.

The reception for the Rickert-Ziebold winners will be held Friday, April 15, in the Surplus Gallery located in the Studio Arts Building also known as the Glove Factory. The reception hours are from 5:30pm. to 8:00pm. with the awards ceremony at 6:30pm. The Rickert-Ziebold reception is free and open to the public.

The Surplus Gallery is located at the Glove Factory, 432 South Washington Street, Carbondale, IL.

Congratulations to the Finalists, selected March 3:

Lynnae Volzke - Aberdeen, SD

Raven King - Rockford, IL

Kent Wagenschutz - Pekin, IL

Hana Hong - Seoul, South Korea

Wes Valdez - Washington, MO

Phillip Carrier - Carbondale, IL

Jaimie Johnson – Fairfield, IA

Rachel Joyner – Shawneetown, IL

Wes York – Decatur, IL

Amanda Morgan – Mt. Vernon, IL

Janghun Lee – St. Louis, MO & Incheon-Si, South Korea