Local student art on display at JCA

first_img More than 120 pieces of art are on exhibit at the Johnson Center for the Arts in Troy.On Wednesday, the 114 “contributing” artists were honored for their work.The artists were the winners of the 2018 Mini Art Show. Troy Bank & Trust Company sponsors the annual student art contest at the JCA, with retired Charles Henderson High School art teacher Pam Smith as the contest coordinator.The theme for this year’s student art contest was “Art the Size of a Dollar Bill.”Smith said the idea for “Art the Size of a Dollar Bill’ came from a lesson that she taught over the years. The dollar theme also worked well with TB&T as the contest’s sponsor. Local student art on display at JCA Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration You Might Like Charlie’s Angels donate to schools at Troy council meeting Former councilman Charlie “Sarge” Dunn and his Charlie’s Angels gave out their annual checks to local schools and JROTC programs… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “It’s fun-sized art and not just for young children,” Smith said. “Students have to ask themselves, ‘What can I do in this little space?’ It’s challenging.”Smith said the small “canvas” makes it possible for the creation of more art.“With larger art projects, space is limited,” she said. “With ‘Art the Size of a Dollar Bill’ space is not a concern so students can do more pieces. We can have three times as much art and more categories.”There were 16 categories for “Art the Size of a Dollar Bill,” and, therefore, “more opportunities for kids to shine,” Smith said. 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancelcenter_img Sponsored Content Pictured are the students whose work was judged “Best of Show” in their age division. From left, Ada Cellon, Troy Elementary School, took Best of Show honors in grades K-3. Her art teacher is Jennifer Lyndsey. Best of Show honors for grade 4-6 went to Pete Du, Covenant Christian School. Kristy Drinkwater is his teacher. CHHS’s Sydney Watson was honored with Best of Show in the 10-12 grade division. Bill Hopper, JCA director, expressed appreciation to Smith for coordinating the show and to Troy Bank & Trust for its continued support of arts education and the JCA.“Students submitted about 300 entries in the ‘Art the Size of a Dollar Bill’ contest,” Hopper said. “I want to thank each of them. I am continually amazed at the amount of talent among our young people. I want to also thank their teachers for their dedication to young people and for their support of the arts.”Hopper said the annual student art competition supports the JCA’s mission to provide arts education and arts opportunities to young people.”Kristy Drinkwater, art teacher at Covenant Christian School, said the annual student art show is a unique opportunity for students to compete and then to have their artwork exhibited at a public gallery.“And today was probably the first time some of these students have been in the Johnson Center for the Arts,” she said. “Hopefully, they will tell their parents about the JCA and they will come back as a family.”Award certificates were presented to first, second and third place winners in each of the 16 categories and on all grade levels, K-12.Best of Show Awards were presented in age divisions. Ada Cellon, Troy Elementary School, took Best of Show honors in grades K-3. Her art teacher is Jennifer Lyndsey. Best of Show honors for grade 4-6 went to Pete Du, Covenant Christian School. Kristy Drinkwater is his teacher. Olivia Cole, Charles Henderson Middle School, took the top honor in the 7-9 grade division. Jennifer Sullivant is her art teacher. Charles Henderson High School’s Sydney Watson was honored with Best of Show in the 10-12 grade division. Her art teacher is Charlotte Walden. The first, second and third place winners in each category and age division are:DrawingColor Drawing First – Reese Pugh – TESSecond- Shelly Stephens – Pike Third – Reagan Warren – Covenant Christian Black and White DrawingFirst – Shelby Jo Holmes – PikeSecond – David Dawson – Mrs. Barnes Third – Hailey Horn – Covenant Christian PaintingWatercolorFirst – Coley Fuller – Covenant Christian Second – Avery Green – PikeThird – Ava Moore – Covenant Christian Tempera and AcrylicFirst – Harper Gordan – Covenant Christian Second- Lyric Motes – Covenant Christian Third – Judson Durant & Piper Pennington – Covenant Christian CollageFirst – Alex Deloney – PikeSecond- Jaelyn Willis – Covenant Christian Third – Loxley Lankford – PikePrintmakingFirst – Averie Register – Covenant Christian Second- James Wade Murphy – Covenant Christian Graphic Design (no computer)First – Brea Swindall – Covenant Christian Second- James Wade Murphy – Covenant Christian Third – Georgia Tipp – TESMixed  MediaMultiple Materials 2DFirst – Elizabeth Gay – PikeSecond- Ava Beard – Covenant Christian Third – Wyatt Grissom – Covenant Christian & Shelly Stephens – Mrs. Barnes Multiple Materials 3D ReliefFirst – Jackson Van – TESSecond- Baylor Pennington – Covenant Christian Third – Devion Suddith – TES Best of Show Grades K-3 Ada Cellon – TES (3D Flowers)DrawingColor DrawingFirst – Taylor Lee – TESSecond- Cody Law – PikeThird – Mary Grace Robison – PikeBlack and White DrawingFirst – Wilson Yi – PikeSecond – Shelby Wood – TES Third – Rosie Staggs – TES PaintingWatercolorFirst – Addison Armstrong – TES Second- Allyn Wilson – Pike Third – Emma Faircloth -Covenant Christian Tempera and AcrylicFirst – Kendalyn Buck – TESSecond- Mallory Grace Sanders – Covenant Christian Third – Kylie Adkinson – TES Collage2-D CollageFirst – Lola Drinkwater – Covenant Christian Second- Ka’Mya Brown – TES Third – Kinsley Simmons – Pike3D CollageFirst – Beth Dixon – Covenant Christian Second- Emma Faircloth – Covenant Christian Third – No EntryPrintmakingFirst – Lola Drinkwater- Covenant Christian Second- Allie Lewis – TESThird – Daniel Pacheco – Covenant Christian PhotographyFirst – Eavie Kate Lindsey – TESGraphic Design (no computer)Black and White (hand drawn only)First -Peter Du – Covenant Christian Second- Daniel Pacheco – Covenant Christian Third – Heidi Regan & Mary Claire Perry- Covenant Christian Color  (hand drawn only)First – Courtney Cobb- Covenant Christian Second- Lola Drinkwater – Covenant Christian Mixed  MediaMultiple Materials 2DFirst – Kade Brookins – PikeSecond- Dylan Atwell – PikeThird – Pruitt Vaughan – PikeMultiple Materials 3D ReliefFirst – Beth Dixon – Covenant Christian Second- Josephine Dawson – TESThird – Lily Greer – Covenant Christian Best of Show Grades 4-6Peter Du – Covenant Christian (Boll weevil)DrawingColor DrawingFirst – Olivia Cole – CHMS Second- Keisha Patel – CHMS & Harleigh Bozeman – GHSThird – Kayla Grant – CHMS Black and White DrawingFirst – Amelia Hill – CHMS Second – Will Templin – CHMS Third – Canaan Freeman – Mrs. BarnesPaintingFirst – Piper Jones – CHHS Second- Dong Liang – CHMS Third – Addie Grace Adler – CHMS Collage2-D CollageFirst – Olivia Kirkpatrick – CHMS Second- Amy Prieto – CHHS Third – Sarah Madison Davis – CHHS 3D (Relief) CollageFirst – Amy Prieto – CHHS PrintmakingFirst – Amelia Hill – CHMS Second- Jordan Ogleclark – CHMS Third – Briann Snyder & Hope Challancin – CHMS PhotographyColorFirst – Hannah Sparrow – CHMS Second- Kevin Yeoman – CHMS Third – Aicey Hawkins & Mary Samson Dunn – CHMS Black and WhiteFirst – Katherine Branson – CHMS Graphic Design (no computer)First – Mary Sampson Dunn – CHMS Digital Imagery & Computer GraphicsFirst – Marie Gallie- CHMS Second- Destiny King – CHMS Mixed  MediaMultiple Materials 2DFirst – Joyce Gallie – CHMS Second- Marley Williford – CHMS Third – Sarah Madison Davis – CHHSMultiple Materials 3D ReliefFirst – Sarah Madison Davis – CHHS Second- Stella Gilbreath – CHHS Third – Braden Prestwood – CHMS Best of Show Grades 7-9Olivia Cole – CHMS (Donut Painting)DrawingFirst – Alyssa Shepherd – CHHS Second- Avont Anderson- CHHS Third – Benjamin King- CHHS Painting Third – Emily Hartley – GHS2-D CollageFirst – Angelica Garcia – CHHS Second- Chris Maxwell – CHHS Third – Sydney Watson – CHHS (Manhattan)3D (Relief) CollageFirst – Madelin Paez – PCHS Second- Brooke McLendon – CHHS Third – Patrick Wright – PCHS PrintmakingFirst – Ragan Hudson – CHHS Second- Jalen Wallace – CHHS Third – Trevor McKnight – CHHS Digital Imagery and Computer GraphicsFirst – Rah-Quan Cowan – CHHS Second- Halie Haynes – CHHS Mixed  MediaMultiple Materials 2DFirst – Carsyn Smith – CHHS Second- Opalyn Bradley – CHHS Third – Ashleigh Baker – Mrs. Barnes & Sarah Forman – GHSMultiple Materials 3D ReliefFirst – Brooke McLendon – CHHS Second- Roberto Juarez – CHHS Third – Carsyn Smith – CHHS Best of Show Grades 10-12Sydney Watson – CHHS (Queen of Mystery) Skip Published 10:32 pm Wednesday, October 24, 2018 By The 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