Smithfield student honored at JMU juried art show

Published 6:02 pm Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Soyun Park, a 2022 industrial design major from Smithfield, received the Award of Distinction in 3D at the James Madison University School of Art, Design, and Art History’s annual undergraduate juried show, presented by ArtWorks Gallery.

The show ran March 30 through April 10.

This year’s guest juror was Richmond-based fiber artist Marie Fornaro. Students in all undergraduate SADAH programs were eligible to submit work in a “variety of materials and processes that reflect their unique, creative vision.”

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Fornaro decided which submissions were in the show and which received awards: Best in Show, Juror’s Choice, Honorable Mention, Award of Distinction in 2D Media, and Award of Distinction in 3D and Time-Based Media.

A virtual tour of the exhibition is posted on the ArtWorks site at