Teachers' Choice

Youth Art Exhibition

works by students of Rock Hill School District #3

2019 Jimmie Matthews Best of Show | Fetish by Piper Grant

Center for the Arts

Dalton, Perimeter, and

Edmund D. Lewandowski Classroom Galleries

121 E. Main St. | Rock Hill, SC

 

Exhibition

Feb. 15 - March 15, 2019
Reception
Thursday, March 7, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 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 15 - March 15, 2019. The high school and junior high school winners will be announced for mixed media, painting, drawing, and sculpture at a free, public reception.  |  Rock Hill School District #3

JUROR | MARIE CHEEK

Culture & Heritage Museums | Community Relations

Marie Cheek received several awards for her artwork in community-wide art shows while a student at Rock Hill High School; she’s been an advocate for arts-in-education ever since. She was a teaching artist on the S.C. Arts Commission’s approved artist roster and conducted mural painting artist-in-residencies from 1997- 2013, founded the Western York County Art After School program in 2010, and was associate professor of art and gallery director at Clinton College from 2007-2014. Marie Cheek wrote her Master of Arts’ graduate thesis based on her teaching experience, arts participation research and love of creative community -“Point of Intersection: Arts Participation, Art Appreciation and Community Cultural Development” (Della Marie Cheek, 2011, available at Winthrop University’s Dacus Library and online at The Graduate School’s Digital Commons: https://digitalcommons.winthrop.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1066&context=graduatetheses

Presently employed by Culture & Heritage Museums of York County, Marie Cheek oversees community relations for the organization’s four unique sites and is a perceptive advocate for the arts and cultural tourism.

JIMMIE MATTHEWS AWARD | BEST OF SHOW 
Fetish by Piper Grant
Northwestern High School, Teacher: Kim Grant

 

HIGH SCHOOL

3-DIMENSIONAL

1st Place | Metamorphosis by Dana Salas

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

2nd Place | King Kong by Griffin Koellner

South Pointe High School, Teacher: Ashley Beard

3rd Place | The Wolf by Tori Johnson

South Pointe High School, Teacher:Ashley Beard

Honorable Mention | Blooming Heart by Beth McCarthy and Samantha Price

Rock Hill High School, Teacher:Kim Cash

 

DRAWING

1st Place | Forgotten Places by Madison Tillman

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Kim Grant

2nd Place | Still Life with Mexican Hat by Syrrhia Alcide

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

3rd Place | The Values of Clarity by Nolan Hammel

South Pointe High School, Teacher: Ashley Beard

Honorable Mention | The Hand That Feeds by Cori Heitz

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Matt Bell

 

MIXED MEDIA

1st Place | The Ugly Duckling by Heather Lenti

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Matt Bell

2nd Place | The Opera by Isabella Padillo

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Sandy Queen

3rd Place | Press by Remi Watt

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Tina Vincent

Honorable Mention | Rose Thorned Fountain by Courtney Bumgarner

Rock Hill High School, Teacher: Kim Cash

 

PAINTING

1st Place | Self-Portrait by Hunter Sigmond

South Pointe High School, Teacher: Ashley Beard

2nd Place | Beach, Please by Ashely Gupta

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Kim Grant

3rd Place | Waves by Allie Jennings

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Kim Grant

Honorable Mention | Squint by Lyndie Robinson

Northwestern High School, Teacher: Kim Grant

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

3-DIMENSIONAL

1st Place | Efflorescence by Delanee Hernandez

Rawlinson Road Middle School, Teacher: Alyson McAlpine

2nd Place | Fun with Dots by Haley McCarver

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher:Susan Barnette

3rd Place | The Bowl of Dreams by Ella Kimbrell

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: Angie Copley

Honorable Mention | After A Long Day by Klo’E Lamboy

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

 

DRAWING

1st Place | Green Line by Luke McJunkin

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

2nd Place | Orange Explosion by Belin Moreno-Meza

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

3rd Place | Still Life with Skull by Yasmin Marquez-Gonzales

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

Honorable Mention | Janelle by Gia Wood

Rawlinson Road Middle School, Teacher: Alyson McAlpine

 

MIXED MEDIA

1st Place | Following the Wind by Cameron Khuth

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: John Rhodes

2nd Place | I’ve Wondered by Rossie Letigio

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

3rd Place | Wonderful in White by Tyler Perez Campoverde

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: Lisa Dantzler

Honorable Mention | Treasure by Nierra Barber

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

 

PAINTING

1st Place | Alone in Ending by Issac Howard

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

2nd Place | Night Owl by Violet Haley

Castle Heights Middle School, Teacher: James Wesley Tarlton

3rd Place | The Me… You May Not See by Kaniya Hardin

Sullivan Middle School, Teacher: Susan Barnette

Honorable Mention | Candy Pops! by Kaylee Bolton

Saluda Trail Middle School, Teacher: Angie Copley

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