Tuesday February 19, 2013

Clark University senior Kate Trancynger of Lenox won third prize for her oil painting, "Psychology of the Body I," in the ninth annual Colleges of Worcester Consortium Student Art Exhibit, a juried exhibition that opened on Feb. 15 at the ARTSWorcester Aurora Gallery.

The exhibition continues through March 21.

Trancynger was among three Clark student artists who swept the top honors.

The competitive exhibition showcases outstanding artworks by students from area colleges and universities. This year, 67 works are on display. The top artists receive cash awards.

At Clark University in Worcester, Trancynger is double-majoring in studio art and psychology. Her extra-curricular activities include the Public Entertainment Committee. She has had work on display in the Schiltkamp Gallery at the Traina Center for the Arts, at Clark University.

Trancynger is a 2009 graduate of Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield. She is the daughter of Christopher and Claudia Trancynger of Lenox.