Katelyn Hoffpauir, a
McNeese State University visual arts major from Lake Charles, won a Student
Bronze Award at the recent American Advertising Federation’s 10th
district competition in Fort Worth, Texas.
Hoffpauir received her bronze Addy for her poster
titled "Stop Human Trafficking.”
Awards for advertising creative excellence for both
professionals and students were presented at the conference. Entries were judged based on
creativity, originality and creative strategy.
At the local level, Hoffpauir won a gold (for her poster), a silver and a
bronze Addy. As a local AAF gold Addy winner, she qualified to advance to the
AAF 10th district competition with a chance to move on to the
McNeese art professor Heather Ryan Kelley has created cover art for the upcoming CD and
vinyl release of "Waywords and Meansigns: Recreating Finnegans Wake.” The
project was organized in 2014 to set James Joyce’sbook to music. On May
4,the anniversary of "Finnegans Wake’s” first publishing in 1939, the
third edition will be released. Kelley’s cover art, titled "Ricorso,” is based
upon a collage from her Midden Heap Project – a project comprised of 216 collages,
each based on a page from Joyce’s novel.
Kelley also has a book work accepted in the 51st Annual
National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi,
Texas. Artist Carlos Llerena Aguirre selected Kelley’s accordion book titled "a
battle” for the exhibition, which is on
view through May 5 in Del Mar College’s Cain Art Gallery.