USM Foundation Announces its 2012 Art Contest Winners!

There was an incredible response, with faculty, staff, and students submitting different types of artwork to reflect upon our theme. Contestants were encouraged to consider the following quote: “Do not fear the winds of adversity. Remember: a kite rises against the wind rather than with it” – unknown. In addition to the grand prizewinner, there were several runners up who are featured throughout the 2012 Annual Report. Click on the names or artwork below to read more about our winning pieces and their creators.

Grand Prize Winner: S. Colby Peters

Runner Up: Susan Dodge's Two Dimensional Design Class at Frostburg State University


Runner Up: Dr. Scott Roberts


Runner Up: Nancy Frost


Runner Up: Andrew Phan

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