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Artists from GW, TR high school on exhibit at CBC
Mar 11, 2009 | 381 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Young artists from area high schools submitted work for the annual Coastal Bend College Visual Arts Division High School Art Competition.

Over 150 pieces were entered in 13 categories. Four works were awarded in each section of the juried contest. One overall winner – best of show – was chosen. Albert Rodriguez of Sinton High School earned Best of Show for his piece “Her Frustrations.”

Winners are considered for visual arts scholarships or dorm scholarships at Coastal Bend College. All entries are on exhibit at the Simon Michael Art Gallery on the Beeville campus. The gallery is named in honor of the late Simon Michael, a South Texas artist and former CBC instructor.

Winners from George West High School were:

4th place Chelsea Dettlinger Drawing/Pencil “Baby Seal”

4th place Nicole Garza Painting (oil-acrylic) “Hawaiian Night Flower”

HM Joshua Wagner Colored Drawings “Master of the Universe”

HM Nicole Garza Pastel “Still Life I”

HM Joshua Wagner Drawing/Pencil “The Future and Eden”

HM Joshua Wagner Drawing/Pencil “Self Portrait”

HM Joshua Wagner Drawing/Pencil “The Creation of Atom”

HM Nicole Garza Drawing/Pencil “Study of Innocence”

HM Nicole Garza Drawing/Pencil “One With Nature”

HM Chelsea Dettlinger Drawing/Pencil “Killer Tail”

HM Nicole Garza Painting (oil-acrylic) “Moonlit Hibiscus”

HM Nicole Garza Painting (oil-acrylic) “Nothing But Solice” 

Winner from Three Rivers High School were

3rd. Place Paige Hatley Pastel “Firey Night”

3rd. Place Dustin Thomas Mixed Media-Variety-Collage “Cow Skull”

HM Rowdy Gaspar Mixed Media-Variety-Collage “Metal Madness”

HM Michele Ogo Mixed Media-Variety “The World Is A Stage”

HM Cristina Salinas Mixed Media-Variety-Collage “Nature’s Window”

HM Steven Curry Drawing/Pencil “Still Life With Birdhouse”

HM Marina Fox Drawing/Pencil “Final Visit To Wonderland”

HM Brittany Hernandez Drawing/Pencil “It’s Right In Front Of You”

HM Alicia Puerto Drawing/Pencil “Still Life”

HM Courtney Whitney Drawing/Pencil “Spirit”

HM Pedro Chiariello Colored Drawings “Tree”

The works of the contest winners will be on exhibit at the Simon Michael Art Gallery through March 13. For more information, contact Jayne Duryea at (361) 354-2322 or duryeaj@coastalbend.edu.
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