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Student Art Show Opens

Submitted by on April 27, 2017 – 8:35 pm

Honour Kimball of Plaistow, NH won the President’s Purchase Award in the NECC Student Art Show for the photograph of her great grandmother. VP Bill Heineman presented the award.

Close to forty Northern Essex Community College art and design students from throughout the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire are participating in the Annual Student Art Show on display through Friday, May 19 in the Linda Hummel-Shea ArtSpace in the Bentley Library on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

At the opening reception on Thursday, April 27, Honour Kimball of Plaistow, NH was awarded the President’s Purchase Award for a photograph of her great grandmother sipping a glass of water.  Her photograph will now be in the college’s permanent art collection.

Receiving honorable mention were Glenn Chickering of Salisbury, MA, for his charcoal/gesso drawing titled “Winged Man”; Donald Guidoboni of Andover for his plaster sculpture titled “Forming Figures for Fire”; and Reniery Santiago of Haverhill for her photograph titled “Baby Blue”.

The show features drawings, paintings, graphic design, photographs, illustrations and three-dimensional work from students in a range of classes in the Art & Design program. Northern Essex Department of Art & Design offers many courses in fine art and design leading to an Associate Degree in General Studies: Art.

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For additional information contact Patricia Kidney, chair, Arts & Design Department, at or Marc Mannheimer, gallery coordinator,