Top student works chosen

“$7.50 Hamburger and Fries,” oil by Siobhan Irvin of Warhill High School.

“$7.50 Hamburger and Fries,” oil by Siobhan Irvin of Warhill High School.

 

     The Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News, Virginia recognized 13 high school students for artworks exhibited in “Prefaces 2014” at an awards reception recently. The annual show honors exceptional artwork by area 10th, 11th and 12th graders. The exhibition is on display until May 25.

     Artworks from students attending 16 Peninsula high schools we included in the exhibition. Artist and PFAC instructor Lee Gerry Wertheimer served as juror for the show, selecting 131 artworks from 490 entries. Awards for Best in Show and first through fourth places are given by the Tidewater Chapter of The Society, Inc.

 

PREFACES 2014 winners shown are (l-r) Jordan Allen, Tia Nichols, Rebekah Nettleton and Siobhan Irvin.

PREFACES 2014 winners shown are (l-r) Jordan Allen, Tia Nichols, Rebekah Nettleton and Siobhan Irvin.

    

     The winners were: Best in Show, $300: Katherine Evans, Menchville High School, “Pots & Pans,” charcoal; First Place, $250: Siobhan Irvin, Warhill High School, “$7.50 Hamburger and Fries,” oil; Second Place, $200: Tia Nichols, Woodside High School, “Embrace the Edge,” acrylic; Third Place, $150: Rebekah Nettleton, Grafton High School, “Trapped,” clay; Fourth Place, $100: Jordan Allen, Grafton High School, “Time,” clay; and the David J. Levinson Photography Award: Cap League, Jamestown High School, “Tiny Flaws,” photograph.

     Honorable Mentions went to: Dexter Walker, Bethel High School, “Self Portrait,” graphite/watercolor; Haley Ellis, Warhill High School, “Forever 27,” ink; Jonathan Lacson, Warwick High School, “Audi in Vinyl,” digital art; Olintequit Andres Aguila Soler, Warwick High School, “Galloping Horse,” clay; Jade Lucas, Woodside High School, Untitled, pencil;

Amber Brown, Grafton High School, “Drawing the Rest,” digital manipulation; and Brady Hunt, Hampton Roads Academy, “Temecity,” digital photography.

     For more information, call 757.596.8175 or see www.pfac-va.org.




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