RUSSELLVILLE — Arkansas Tech University student Megan McClain of Pine Bluff won first place in the 11th annual Juried Student Competitive Exhibition, which is on display at Norman Hall Art Gallery through Tuesday, Dec. 5.


McClain took the top prize for her chalk pastel entitled “Moe.”


Kimaly Ballard of Clarksville captured second place and Danielle Gregory of Van Buren earned third place in the judging, which was performed by guest judge Ken Burchett, professor of art at the University of Central Arkansas.


Forty-four ATU students submitted 96 works for consideration of inclusion in the exhibition. Of those, 47 pieces by 25 artists are on display.


Norman Hall Art Gallery is located at 203 West Q Street on the ATU campus in Russellville. It is open weekdays (excluding holidays) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.