ART Was The Big Winner At The Mingus Mountain Student Art Show

ART was the big Winner at the Mingus Mountain Student Art Show

The Mingus Mountain Student Art Show which ran from May 6th through May 8th in Clarkdale, Az, was a huge success.

Some of the artists winners at the Mingus Mountain Student Art Show

Some of the artists winners at the Mingus Mountain Student Art Show

Hosted by Made In Clarkdale, the Mingus Mountain Student Art Show had 291 high school student entrees from seven Northern Arizona area high schools.  Six area art organizations gave over $3,000 in prizes and scholarships.

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.

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

Over 150 students and parents attended the Award Ceremony

Over 150 students and parents attended the Award Ceremony

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