Medium: Direct (Cameraless) Animation with Appropriated Footage. Version of the Ganymede myth in which Zeus descended from the heavens in the shape of an eagle and snatched up Ganymede.
Winner: Third Place in the Southern Open Competition, May 8, 2010.
This piece has been accepted into the Southern Open, a highly competitive art exhibit organized by the Acadiana Center for the Arts, open to visual artists from five states: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
As the press release announcing the winners noted, "Seventy-five pieces of art created by twenty-six artists will be showcased in the Main Gallery of the AcA in downtown Lafayette beginning on May 8 and running through July 24, 2010." There were over 1,000 artworks submitted by over 200 artists for this year's competition.