When Camosun College invited students to get creative and help commemorate its 50th anniversary celebrations this year by creating original creative work, the resulting entries showed off the depth and breadth of talent of our Camosun students.
Congratulations to: office administration student Erica Potvin in the category of 2D/3D Artwork, for her original painting ‘Teachings of Past, Present and Future’; business student Jimmy Chhor in the category of Written Word, for his original poem “faces;” and, automotive student Chloe Jess, in the category of Audio Art for her original song and performance “I don’t really know”. Each contest winner will receive an award of $1,000.
“We wanted to engage with students from all programs and courses and encourage them to show us what the 50th anniversary theme ‘Honouring the Past, Inspiring the Future’ means to them. The result was incredible!”
-Sherri Bell, President of Camosun
The judging panel made up of President Bell, Board Chair Monty Bryant and Student Society External Executive Quinn Cunningham, selected three winning entries. Criteria was based on best adherence to the 50th anniversary theme, overall creativity and technical accomplishment. The were a total of 56 submissions in three categories.
“The creativity, passion and talent of students at Camosun never ceases to amaze me,” says Sherri Bell, President of Camosun.
“Thank you to everyone who submitted their artwork,” says Bryant. “We certainly have a lot of talent and creative perspectives on campus. It was difficult to choose, but we are very pleased to announce three extraordinary students have now been selected to receive awards for their outstanding creativity in each of the three categories.”
“We had an incredible array of artwork to choose from,” says Cunningham. “I value all of the thought, time, and effort all of the contestants put into their outstanding artwork.