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56a69244c8574Left to Righ : Miranda Warnow, Cody McCormick, Shae Biedenbender
Left to Righ : Miranda Warnow, Cody McCormick, Shae Biedenbender

Congrats to State Scholastic Art Winners

Rock Creek has State Scholastic Winners!

      Congratulations to the State Scholastic Art Winners.  Gold Medals went to 8th grader, Cody McCormick for his clay sculpture; “Holy Cow it’s Ice Cream Day”,  and Senior Miranda Warnow for her  Digital Artwork Calligram, “Thoughts running through me”.  Honorable Mention went to Shae Biedenbender for her full body Tape sculpture on Child Abuse and Miranda Warnow for her full body tape sculpture on Cyber bullying.

The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition is held in Wichita Kansas and showcases select artwork created by middle school and high school students from 70 Kansas counties. This year, 2,386 entries were submitted and 595 were selected for exhibition. In 2015, educational institutions awarded $2.3 million in scholarships and cash prizes to exhibiting students. 

       The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition will be on display January 29 through March 6, 2016. The gallery is open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free

Join us for two events honoring the students selected for the 2016 Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition. The exhibition is on display January 29 through March 6 at Wichita Center for the Arts.

 

Silver Key and Honorable Mention Reception
January 29
5 - 7 p.m. / Live Youth Entertainment

Gold Key and Scholarship Reception

March 6*
1 - 3 p.m. / Open House With Colleges for Scholarship Recipients

4 p.m. / Ceremony for Gold Key Recipients
5 p.m. / Student Artists May Remove Pieces from Exhibition 

*Overflow parking and shuttle available at Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School

 

The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition showcases select artwork created by middle school and high school students from 70 Kansas counties. The Scholastic Art Awards are the largest and longest-running recognition program for young artists in the United States, identifying and rewarding students who demonstrate superior talent and achievement. Nationally, alumni include Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana and Zac Posen.

 

Participants, supported by their visual arts teachers and other community mentors, create and submit their best works of art. Each work is reviewed by a panel of art professionals for originality, technical skill and the emergence of personal voice or vision. This year, 2,386 entries were submitted and 595 were selected for exhibition. In 2015, educational institutions awarded $2.3 million in scholarships and cash prizes to exhibiting students