PR: Art Students are the Winners at Mingus Mountain Student Art Show

PR: Art Students are the Winners at Mingus Mountain Student Art Show

PRESS RELEASE

For release: May 12, 2016

 

The Mingus Mountain Student Art Show which ran from May 6th through May 8th in Clarkdale, Az, was a huge success.  Hosted by Made In Clarkdale, the Student Show had 291 high school student entrees from seven area high schools.  Six area art organizations gave over $3,000 in prizes and scholarships.

High Schools participating were:

  • Bradshaw Mountain H.S., Prescott Valley, Az.
  • Coconino H. S., Flagstaff,
  • Flagstaff Art and Leadership Academy (FALA), Flagstaff, Az.
  • Flagstaff H. S., Flagstaff, Az.
  • Mingus Union H.S., Cottonwood, Az
  • Sedona Red Rock H.S., Sedona, Az
  • South Verde H.S., Camp Verde, Az

Student artists were awarded “1st place” through “Honorable Mention” ribbons in fifteen categories of art and in two grade levels, 9th/10th grade and 11th/12th grade.

Organizations also gave out cash awards and prizes:

  • Made In Clarkdale: “Best Of Show” –  Aja Drury, Flagstaff HS
  • El Valle Artists Assn: “Outstanding Art Best Depicting the Verde Valley” – Lovenia Libby, FALA
  • Northern Arizona Watercolor Society: “Outstanding Entry in Watercolor”:
    • 9th grade: Aja Drury, Flagstaff HS
    • 10th grade: Sophia Grosshauser, FALA
    • 11th grade: Rikki Van Cleat, Coconino HS
    • 12th grade: Desiree Mitchell, Flagstaff HS
  • Sedona Camera Club: “Outstanding Traditional or Digital Photography”:
    • Noah Bohme, Sedona Red Rock HS
    • Amry Palmer, Coconino HS
    • Aileen Castruita, Coconino HS
    • Tia Stephens, FALA

Scholarships awarded by organizations to graduating students based on their work and scholarship applications were:

  • Northern Arizona Watercolor Society Scholarship – Naomi Francis, Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy
  • Made In Clarkdale “Ellie Bauer Scholarship for Visual Arts Studies” – Naomi Francis, Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy

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