Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Art Students Win at Competitions

Art students at Fayette County High are capturing the eyes of art critics throughout Georgia.

Senior Hannah Lee was selected as one of 50 finalists whose artwork was featured in a juried exhibition at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)-Atlanta. Her oil pastel self-portrait received a bronze award and she was awarded a $3,000 scholarship to SCAD that is renewable each year.

Hannah's artwork was also featured in the Atlanta WaMu juried exhibition where her drawing in ebony pencil, "The Winds," was selected for a special exhibit at the Spruill Art Center. Less than 10 works of art out of 250 entries received the special recognition.

Additionally, juniors Brittany McCall and Mitchell Thompson were also accepted into the into the Atlanta WaMu exhibition.

Hannah Cherry, a junior at the school, along with art teacher Pamela Woodworth-Watkins, has been accepted to a student-teacher juried exhibition, "Art from Georgia Schools," held at North Georgia College and State University. The show runs through March 21.

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