PCA 2015 2D Artists

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Faith Wada_Regional Medal-VASE_(GOLD SEAL STATE VASE!)_Gold Medal-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (ADVANCES TO STATE VASE COMPETITION) Gold Medal-ACSI (Painting)

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Faith Wada_Honorable Mention-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (watercolor)

Siren

Faith Wada_Honorable Mention-Portfolio-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. (watercolor, colored pencil, and found objects)

Tigers

Faith Wada_Regional Medal-VASE_ Silver Medal-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards_Gold Medal-ACSI-Mixed Media (Oil and mixed media including thread and gold leaf)

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Faith Wada (oil and mixed media)

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Faith Wada (Oil and mixed media)

Isolation

Hannah Gosser-Regional Medal-VASE (ADVANCES TO STATE COMPETITION) (graphite)

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Hannah Gosser-Regional Medal-VASE (scratchboard and found objects)

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Haley Spoonemoore_Silver Key-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

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Haley Spoonemoore_Regional Medal VASE_Silver Key-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (photography and found objects)

Esther Fan

Esther Jeon_Honorable Mention-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (colored pencil)

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Esther Jeon_Silver Key-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (colored pencil)

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Esther Jeon-(encaustic)

Blue Eyed Genocide

Holly Brewster-Regional Medal- VASE (Watercolor and found objects)

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Olivia Poulter-Gold Medal-ACSI

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Olivia Poulter_Silver Key – Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (Photography and Pen and Ink)

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Olivia Poulter

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Madelyn Liles_Regional Medal-VASE_Gold Medal-ACSI (Colored pencil and wood burn)

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Madelyn Liles-Regional Medal – VASE (Colored Pencils)

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Madelyn Liles (Acrylic, watercolor, oil pastel pencil, colored pencils, oil)

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Madelyn Liles

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Layna Maso-Silver Key-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

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Layna Maso

Whirly Boy

Jason Kim_Honorable Mention-Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (Marker, colored pencil, pastel)

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Jason Cothran_Regional Medal_VASE (Marker and found objects)

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Jason Cothran (Marker and Colored Pencil)

ACSI Gold Medal

Grant Gosser _ACSI Gold Medal_Regional Medal VASE (pastel)

hayley enaustic man

Hayley Rothballer-(encaustic-and Gold Leaf) Regional Medal-VASE

Hayley encaustic

Hayley Rothballer-encaustic

Alex Elliott laberynth

Allex Elliot Regional Medal VASE (Graphite and Pen and Ink)

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Alex Eliott_Regional Medal VASE (Stitching, Gold Leaf, watercolor)

Animal membrane kite, found objects

Nicole Taylor-Regional Medal-VASE  (Animal membrane kite, watercolor, found objects)

Mixed media with mirrorized piees

Scott Taylor Regional Medal VASE (Mixed Media with mirrored pieces)

Normandy France 2019

My husband and I were fortunate enough to visit France during spring break on this 75th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy. Over 10,000 soldiers lost their lives to “keep Europe and the rest of the world free” as stated on a plaque sent from the Governor from the state of Indiana at a museum in Caen, France.  Each of the 50 states sent its own memorial to represent their soldiers.

It was so emotional to see in person and realize what a debt we owe to those brave young men who stood up against evil and turned the tide of the war.   We saw firsthand the Atlantic Wall put up by the Germans, the bunkers that served as their headquarters, and their weapons and equipment that made them almost successful.

But nothing compared to learning about and seeing photos of the amazing floating docks that made it possible to drive Allied tanks on the beach from the warships. 

There is a statue of President Eisenhower along the highway and people of Normandy and Caen, and all along the coast, absolutely love Americans and know what we did for them.  

It was truly the most moving place I have ever visited. The 360-degree theater that compiled actual footage of Operation Overlord from all points of view really captured the event was truly stunning. I think all Americans, English, French, and Canadians should travel there and see it in person to really appreciate our freedom.

2019 Scholastic Art- National Winner!!

“Exuberant Spirit,” a linoleum block print by Nolan Runnels 11th, has earned a Silver award in the 2019 National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Of 340,000+ works of art and writing submitted, only the top 1% are recognized at the national level. The program is sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, which identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic talent and brings their work to a national audience. Founded in 1923, the Awards have grown to become the longest running, most prestigious recognition program for teens in the U.S. and the nation’s largest source of scholarships for creative young artists and writers. Past winners include Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford, Joyce Carol Oates, filmmaker Ken Burns and many others.

Congratulations Nolan!

VASE 2019 Winners! 23 entries: 7 are going to STATE VASE!

53 High Schools competed with over 1500 entries in the Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) Regional competition.  These 7 will advance to State at San Marcos on April 26-27 and compete for a GOLD SEAL (top 150 works)!

 

STATE BOUND:

Ana Bruce – Photography: Strength

Tateos Rea – Mixed Media Collage: One World 

Yiyang Hu – Charcoal Drawing: Symphony in Black

Carly Cawthon – Photography: Beauty in Brokenness

Boone Simms – Pastel Drawing: Summer Daze

Andrew Wilson – Charcoal Drawing: Camera Shy

Allison Peterman – Photography: Figure of Nobility

Other Medalists:

Ana Bruce: Photography: Frosted

Elysia Rhodes: Charcoal Drawing: Constellation

Monica Sanchez – Mixed Media: Hanging Saddle Oxfords

Yiyang Hu – Pastel Drawing: Freefall

 

Armen Rae – Charcoal Drawing: Gazing Upward

Finley Caughran – Photography: Bliss

Charles Bruce – Charcoal Drawing: Designing My Future

Dean Stephens – Tempera Batik: A Sad Beauregard

Frida Galvan – Charcoal: Self Portrait in Shadows

Kiki Lin – Watercolor: Self Portrait with Crustacean

Alejandra Gonzalez – Photography: Grandmother’s Gaze

Luke Lewis – Mixed Media – Blazin’ Rage 

Addie Baker – Photography: Little Brother

Addie Baker – Mixed Media: Right or Left Brain?

Raymond Harrison – Charcoal Drawing: Me and My Shadows

Boone Simms – Photography: Angel Silhouette

Congrats to all participants!

2018-19 CSD’s Scholastic Art Winners!

We had a record 25 placements (out of 34 entries) in the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition’s Southwest Region-at-Large contest! The region includes six states (Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Arizona).  Last year there were Scholastic 17,000 regional entries.

GOLD-top 7 percent “The very best works submitted to Region-at-Large programs“.

Gold Key works are automatically considered for national-level recognition on March 13th”. National Medalist will be recognized at Carnegie Hall in New York City and selected works will hang in a Manhattan gallery at THE NEW SCHOOL for a month before touring the country for a year.

Addie Baker 9th Drawing & Illustration: Nature Beckons 

 

Addie Baker 9th Drawing & Illustration: Nature Beckons  

 

Finley Caughran 10th Photography: Blessed 

 

Finley Caughran 10th Photography: Winter Portal

 

Nolan Runnels 11th Printmaking: Exuberant Spirit

 

Carly Cawthon 12th Photography: Isolation

SILVER-­top 10 percent “stand-out works that demonstrate exceptional ability”

Addie Baker Photography Signs of Life 9

 

Addie Baker 9th Photography: Stranger Things 

 

Dean Stephens 10th Photography: Navigating the Flood 

 

Ana Bruce 11th Photography: Strength

 

Ana Bruce 11th Photography: Portals

Ana Bruce 11th Photography: Night

HONORABLE MENTION-top 15 percent of entries “highly accomplished works that demonstrate great skill

Allison Peterman 9th Photography: Contemplation

 

Andrew Wilson 9th Drawing and Illustration: Camera Shy 

 

Elysia Rhodes 10th Drawing and Illustration: Constellation 

 

Boone SImms 10th Drawing and Illustration: My Summer Daze

 

Bone SImms 10th Photography: Under the Pier 

 

Boone SImms 10th Photography: Archangel 

 

Yiyang Hu 11th Drawing and Illustration: Freefall 

 

Yiyang Hu 11th Drawing and Illustration: Symphony in Black 

 

Abby Trusler 12th Film & Animation: The Janitor

 

Abby Trusler 12th Film & Animation:Doctor’z Orderz   

 

John Sullivan 12th Photography: Masks of Africa