Irwin 2011 exhibition marks 25th year of arts scholarships

Raphael Cornford, 2010

2011 Irwin Scholars Exhibition: May 25–June 11
Reception, Wednesay, May 25, 5–7 p.m.
Awards Ceremony 6 p.m.

The Sesnon Gallery’s annual Irwin Scholarship Award exhibition showcases some of UCSC’s most promising young artists working in painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, installation, video and digital media.

The William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Scholarship Fund was established in 1986, generating annual merit scholarships to further the education of selected UC Santa Cruz arts students.

2011 Irwin Scholarship recipients: Raphael Cornford, Richard Desanto, Ellia Sarah Duhart, Luis Flores, Olivia Healy-Mirkovich, Sakura Kelley, Joseph Lai, Bela Messex, Kelsey Spencer, Kirsten Spooner, Leslie Thompson, Chelsea Ware, Luke Wilson.

Gallery hours are Tuesday–Saturday, noon to 5 pm and Wednesday until 8 pm. The gallery is located in Porter College at UCSC and is wheelchair accessible.

For more information, go to the Sesnon Gallery web site or call (831) 459-3606.