Teachers' Choice

Youth Art Exhibition

works by students of Rock Hill School District #3

Center for the Arts

Dalton, Perimeter, and

Edmund Lewandowski Classroom Galleries

121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC

 

Exhibition

Feb. 17 - March 19, 2017
 
Reception
Thurs., March 9, 2017
5:30 PM
YOUTH ART MONTH

The Arts Council of York County and Rock Hill School District Three present the annual Teachers' Choice Youth Art Exhibition - featuring selected artwork by Rock Hill students from high, middle, and elementary schools. This exhibition has been created in honor of Youth Art Month, and will be on display in all three galleries at the Center for the Arts, 121 East Main St., Rock Hill, from February 17 - March 19, 20197. A free, public reception will be held on Thursday, March 9 at 5:30 PM during which, high school and middle school students will be awarded for mixed media, painting, drawing, and sculpture.  |  Rock Hill School District #3

JIMMIE MATTHEWS AWARD | BEST OF SHOW – Fatima Zamarron, Vulnerable

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

 

HIGH SCHOOL

3-DIMENSIONAL

1st Place |  Popcorn & a Movie by Amanda Vanboven, Alexis Deese, Marissa Bigham, Meghan Park

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

2nd Place | Caged by Candace Otten,

South Pointe High School, Teacher: Ashley Beard

3rd Place | Why Tree by Essence Smith

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Tina Vincent

Honorable Mention | Rose by Taniyah Aldridge

South Pointe High School, Teacher: Ashley Beard

DRAWING

1st Place | Brother & Baby by Shelby Dampac

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Tina Vincent

2nd Place | Snowpocalypse by Jenna Fowler

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Matt Bell

3rd Place | Jellyfish Dreaming by Sydney Lily

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

Honorable Mention | Rocky Mountain Top by Ashley Zonjic

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

MIXED MEDIA

1st Place | Positive and Negative by Catherine Winkler, Brandy Brock, Jackson Berry

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Tina Vincent

2nd Place | Peacock by Jabree McMullen

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

3rd PlaceIan by Yeniris Ibarra

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Tina Vincent

Honorable Mention | Suffocation by Desmond Morrison

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Kim Grant

PAINTING

1st Place | My Brother by Faith Bias

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Kim Grant

2nd Place | Sun in My Face by Nina Mackey

South Pointe High School, Teacher: Ashley Beard

3rd Place | Dream Time Turtle by Lydia Beard

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Kim Grant

Honorable Mention | Serene by Grace Rutledge

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

MIDDLE SCHOOL

3-DIMENSIONAL

1st Place  | Bonito by Morgan Shaver

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: Angie Copley

2nd Place | Dark Fire by Mattea Richardson

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

3rd Place | Flowers in the Mirror by Abby Volk

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

Honorable Mention | Spilled Tea by Ella Nipe

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: Angie Copley

DRAWING

1st Place | Sweets by Solina Long

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: Angie Copley

2nd Place | Untitled – still life by Hayley Rayfield

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

3rd Place | Christmas Night by Bailey Deaton

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

Honorable Mention | Sometimes There is Music in the City by Demetrius Bledsoe

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

MIXED MEDIA

1st Place | Peeling Back the Layers by Sydney Jackson

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

2nd Place | Flowers Upon Flowers by Katelyn Meeks

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

3rd Place | Self-Portrait Logo by Jordan Cook

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: Angie Copley

Honorable Mention | Jurassic by Ja’Bari McClurkin

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: Angie Copley

PAINTING

1st Place | Gender Roles by Jaslyn Hinnant

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

2nd Place | The Dots of Life by Syrrhia Alcide

Rawlinson Road Middle School, Teacher: Alyson McAlpine

3rd Place | Mountain Scene by Claire Sumwalt

Rawlinson Road Middle School, Teacher: Alyson McAlpine

Honorable Mention | To Be a Girl… by Kambrie Berry

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

JUROR | Seymour Simmons

Seymour Simmons served as juror for the 2017 exhibit, judging the high school and middle school exhibitions. Simmons is a native of Colorado who has spent the past 35 years working as an exhibiting artist and illustrator. Throughout his career, he has taught drawing and painting at all levels, including gifted and talented middle school, college, and adult education. He came to Winthrop University in 1993. There, he coordinates the Undergraduate Art Education Program and teaches courses in art education and studio art. Before moving to Rock Hill, SC, he taught art education and foundations at Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Massachusetts. While in Massachusetts, he also worked with Howard Gardner, conducting research at Harvard Project Zero in Cambridge. Simmons co-edited an anthology on holistic art education to be published by the National Art Education Association. He is a practicing artist, and co-author of Drawing: The Creative Process, published by Simon and Schuster, 1977.

  

Image Credit | Vulnerable by Fatima Zamarron-Morales

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