The 9th Annual Bobcat Art Show


The 9th Annual Bobcat Art Show

April 7, 2014 - May 7, 2014

Artist Reception: April 24, 2014 at 4:00 pm

UCM Art Gallery and Kolligian Library


UC Merced Art Gallery, Arts UC Merced Presents, and UCM Library are proud to present the Annual Bobcat Art Show opening on April 7. Now in its ninth year, the art exhibit includes different mediums such as painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and mixed media. Continuing on from last year, the students from Professor ShiPu Wang's curatorial studies course will assist in the show's installation, judging and marketing.

The show will be held simultaneously in the UCM Art Gallery and the second floor of UC Merced’s Kolligian Library.  Students participating in the art show will have a chance to compete for the “Best Student Artist” award in five categories.

Visit these links to find more information about the UCM Art Gallery and Arts UC Merced Presents.

Art From the Show

9th Annual Bobcat Art Show 2014 Award Winners

Best Student Artist Awards

1st - Bao Xiong, “The Butcher”
2nd - Manille Francisco, “San Francisco”

1st - Lisa Kody, “TLC: Tiger Love and Care”
2nd - Robin Bickford, “Contemplation”

Photography/Digital Media
1st - Mirella Gutierrez, “Endless”
2nd - Sarah Zia, “Winter Wonderland”

Mixed Media
1st - Nereyda Martinez, “Perplexed”
2nd - Marco Tiago Valesi-Ramos, “Broken Venice”

1st (tie) - Juliane Marie Liberto, “Chess”
1st (tie) - Miriam Mosqueda, “La Vendedora”
2nd - Ashley Lucas, “Sea Turtle”

Audience Awards

1st - Manille Francisco, “San Francisco” (painting)
2nd - Sarah Zia, “Winter Wonderland” (photo)
3rd - Christine Villafuerte, “Don’t Speak Outside the Box” (drawing)

Photos From the Reception


"Students are a driving force behind the Bobcat Art Show..."
- Merced Sun Star

"UC Merced artists will showcase their talent during the campus’s annual Bobcat Art Show..."
- UC Merced Panorama

April 7, 2014 - 11:00am to May 7, 2014 - 4:00pm
UCM Art Gallery and Kolligian Library
Gail Benedict
Arts UC Merced Presents
+1 (209) 228-4566