Local students receive State Art Awards - 05/05/15
Student artists from throughout Southwest Washington were recognized for their outstanding artwork at the 2015 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show, sponsored and hosted by Educational Service District 112.
Eighteen pieces out of 243 submissions received Regional Awards and competed against entries from around Washington State in the Annual State Superintendent of Public Instruction Art Show in Olympia.
Elise Baron, a senior from Kelso High School, received the Washington Association of School Administrators Award for her piece "Fur Elise" and Hannah Jeung, a senior from Evergreen High School received one of five OSPI Judge's Choice Awards for her oil painting "Aphrodite." Both students will receive a $200 honorarium and have their artwork displayed as part of the permanent student collection at these state agencies.
The State Art Show Reception honoring all student artists will be Friday, May 15, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Old Capitol Building, 600 Washington Street SE, Olympia. The program will begin at 1:00 p.m. and is co-hosted by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Washington Art Education Association (WAEA).
The artwork will remain on display at OSPI through May 29 and is open to the public for viewing on business days from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.