Three AUK Art & Graphic Design Students Win Positions in the 28th Joint Art Exhibition
The Ministry of Education, in association with the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) held the 28th Joint Art Exhibition in April 2017, where students from colleges and universities across Kuwait showcased their artistic talents to compete for prizes in various categories. Under the supervision of Ms. Jasmine Singh, Adjunct Instructor of Graphic Design, Students from the Graphic Design Department at the American University of Kuwait (AUK) were among the winners in some of the categories.
In the University Level category, Noha Khalil and Esra'a Alkandari won first and second place respectively. Noha designed planes using wood, foam board and newspaper, while Esra'a designed an ancient mask using aluminum wire, foil, tape and polymer clay.
Shouq AlSuraie came in third place in the Exhibition Level category. Her entry "Doll" critiques the dominant trend of cosmetic and plastic surgeries amongst Kuwaiti women. "Doll" is a female sculpture holding a mask in her hand and a glowing heart inside, thereby celebrating the beauty within. Shouq designed her sculpture using wire mesh and Red Bull cans.
Finally, with her design of paper planes using wood, metal and a glue gun, Munira AlMajdali won an appreciation award for her entry.
Below are the names of the remaining Graphic Design students who participated in the exhibition:
Jumana Mohamad & Lubna Shamel Khader
Dalal Sadiq Alabdulrazzaq
Hessah Abdulrahman Abdullah Al-Habbad
Sundus K Abdulaziz
Participants and Winners
Released by the Office of Public Affairs on the 20th April 2017