MSU Students in Best of College Photography 2011

April 4th, 2011 Comments Off on MSU Students in Best of College Photography 2011

Three photography majors will be published in the Best of College Photography 2011 hosted by Photographer’s Forum magazine.  Steven Joshlin from Tippah, Mississippi, Heidi Robinson from Madison, Mississippi, and Ioana Demian from Romania each placed as a finalist in the 31st Annual Student Photography Contest sponsored by Nikon, USA.

Steven Joshlin

Heidi Robinson

Ioana Demian

Over 3500 students participated worldwide.  The jurors for this year’s competition were Andrew Davidhazy from School of Photo Arts and Sciences, Rochester Institue of Technology; Steve La Voie from the Art Center College and Design, Pasadena; and Marcia Rubenstein who is the program director for the MFA degree in photography at the Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara.

“I am not surprised that these students were selected as finalists,” said Professor Marita Gootee, the area coordinator for photography in the Department of Art at Mississippi State University. “They are all exceptional students and extremely talented.”

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