Art of Space and Science exhibit on display at Space Center Houston

10.18.2013 | By Jeannie Peng-Armao

 

Art of Space and Science exhibit

Art of Space and Science exhibit on display at Space Center Houston

Jeannie Peng-Armao -- October 18, 2013

 

PASADENA, Texas – 

The Art of Space and Science exhibit is now on display at Space Center Houston.

The exhibit showcases works of art from more than 35 San Jacinto College students and faculty members. It features pieces selected by a professional artists jury. Three primary awards will be presented to San Jacinto College student artists that will include Best in Show with a $600 prize, Second Place with a $400 prize, and Third Place with a $300 prize. Additionally, there will be four Outstanding Mention awards of $100 each.

Professional artists are also participating in the exhibit and will visit each of the three San Jacinto College campuses to mentor art students and to present discussions about exploring the business of art and how to begin a professional art career.

The Art of Space and Science exhibit will conclude on Nov. 6 with a reception from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Astronaut Gallery.

Space Center Houston is located at 1601 NASA Parkway in Houston. For more information about The Art of Space and Science exhibit, email todd.allison@sjcd.edu.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.

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