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2015 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

2015 undergrad show

November 30 – December 15, 2015


In-person Event



Open to the public
Free of charge

The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design’s 2015 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition features the exceptional works of our undergraduate students in art and design. 

2015 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Slusser Gallery, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd.
Exhibition Dates: November 30 — December 152015
Exhibition Reception: Friday, December 4, 2015, 5 — 7 pm 
Gallery Hours: Monday — Friday, 9 am — 5 pm; Saturday, Noon — 5 pm


Ceramic artist and Kalamazoo College Associate Professor Sarah Lindleys life-size skeletal renditions of 18th & 19th century furniture and abandoned paper mills are constructed like three-dimensional drawings from delicate, wavering, clay slabs. Raised in Cleveland, OH, she holds an MFA from the University of Washington in Seattle and a BFA from Alfred University.

Wesley Taylor is a graphic designer, fine artist, musician and curator. He has spent many years scene building” in the Detroit hip-hop community as both an emcee and graphic designer. He is co-founder of Emergence Media, along with Invincible. Taylor holds a graduate degree in 2‑D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art and teaches design at Eastern Michigan University. He also manages a five-person artists’ studio collective in Detroit called Talking Dolls.

Blake Ratcliffe and Sherri Moore-Ratcliffe are the founders and co-owners of TMC Furniture: a local, sustainable furniture company with the philosophy that design, innovation, and customization are the core to modern US manufacturing. They are committed to reducing, reusing, and recycling to help ease the strain on our environment. TMC offers customers a wide selection of highly modular furniture, spanning contemporary Scandinavian styling to traditional Arts & Crafts vernacular and combining experienced, skilled craftsmanship with cutting-edge innovation. 

Featuring Work By:
  • Lindsey Abdale-Beadle
  • Emma Bergman
  • Alana Cohen
  • Eryka Collick
  • Wake Coulter
  • Dana Demsky
  • Brianna Despenza
  • Marc Ferraro
  • Elizabeth Fine
  • Cagla Firat
  • Gina Garavalia
  • Rachel Germaine
  • Connor Goff
  • Sophie Goldberg
  • Kalli Kouf
  • Michelle Lan
  • Xiang Li
  • Jean Lin
  • James Mackin
  • Laura Maier
  • Mia Massimino
  • Siena McKim
  • Constanza McKinstry
  • Gabriella Meyer
  • Katie Mongoven
  • Emily Mylrea
  • Bianca Ng
  • So Ye Oh
  • Tanner Petch
  • Ellie Ploch
  • Elizabeth Reeck
  • Jenna Rothstein
  • Caitlin Saladin
  • Gus Schissler
  • Vassilissa Semouchkina
  • Maria Shakir
  • Cole Stabnick
  • Sonia Tagari
  • Annie Turpin
  • Becca Weisz
  • Nicholas Williams
Award Winners

Jurors’ Award

Guy Palazzola Memorial Award

  • Grimestone — Nicholas Williams

Awards of Excellence 

Guy Palazzola Memorial Awards

  • Untitled​— Katie Mongoven
  • The Gargoyle Series​— James Mackin

Irene Bychinsky Bendler Award in Design

  • Como​—​Kalli Kouf

Honorable Mentions

Guy Palazzola Memorial Awards

  • The Color White — Eryka Collick
  • 100 Days of Better Conversations — Bianca Ng
  • Reflection — Xiang Li

Irene Bychinsky Bendler Award in Design

  • Shadow People — Emma Bergman, Sophie Goldberg, Mia Massimino, Eliza Cadoux

Slusser Gallery is permanently closed.