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Winners of the 2019 Student Exhibition Announced

The winners of the 2019 Student Exhibition at O’Kane gallery were announced May 1.

More than 100 works of art were displayed including watercolor, graphic design, drawing, costume design and more.

First place: Margoth Ayala for her painting.

Second place: Chelsea Markcray for her graphic novel, "Black Tears".

Third place: Paola Palacios for her painting.

Technical Merit: Margoth Ayala for her painting

Creative Merit (Tie): Kristina Dang for her watercolor and Constanza Sanmiguel for her painting.

The juried exhibit was judged by Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak, an instructor at the Glassell School of Art at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts since 2008.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.