Jessica Brewster of Sleepy Hollow, Ill., was awarded the 2012 Diane Duvigneaud Senior Art Award during Honors Day May 15 at North Central College. This award is presented to a North Central student who demonstrates exceptional growth and creativity in art.
Brewster is a senior majoring in studio art with minors in dance and English at North Central College. She is the daughter of Philip and Elizabeth Brewster and a 2008 graduate of St. Edward Central Catholic High School in Elgin.
Brewster has exhibited her artwork and ceramics at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, in North Central’s 2012 Senior Art Show and as part of a three-person exhibit titled “No Common Cense.” She has presented related research in the College’s 2011 and 2012 annual Rall Symposiums for Undergraduate Research. She has also participated in the College’s theatre program and played Victoria in the 2009 production of the musical “Cats.”