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High School Winners at Mena Art Gallery

BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS –

As usual, the student artists at our local high schools have done an outstanding job this year working in many different media and displaying both skill and imagination. The winners are:

Best of Show: Ashley Ford, Mena High School, “Mein Neues Ich”

Painting (Oil, Watercolor, Acrylics, Pastels, or Colored Pencil):

First: Alex Landfair, Mena High School, “Blue Eyed Danger”
Second: Amanda Alvarez, Mena High School, “The Blue Frog”

Third: Lilly Brown, Mena High School, “Tears of Joy”

Hon Men: Morgan Fagan, Ouachita River School Dist, “Untitled”

Mixed-Media:

First: Alyssa M. H. Hill, Mena High School, “Lovely Nectar”

Second: Fabienne Klein, Mena High School, “Ananas”

Third: Aryn Rogers, Waldron HS, “Pretty Flowers”
Hon Men: Hannah Lively, Mena High School, “Simplistic Burst”

Graphite and Charcoal:

First: Taylor Schuller, Mena High School, “In the rut”

Second: Taryn Milham, Mena High School, “A pair of shoes”

Third: Shantella Paniaguala, Mena High School, “Outsider”

Hon Men: Christopher Henry, Mena High School, “My Jeep”

Three-Dimensional:

First: Fabienne Klein, Mena High School, “Strongness”

Second: Sloan Hicks, Mena High School, “Burn”

Third: Bonnie Skipper, Mena High School, “Planets”

Hon Men: Charlotte Davasher, Ouachita River School Dist., “Untitled”

Pen and Ink:

First: Briana Arce, Mena High School, “Owl”

Second: Annika Ehlert, Mena High School, “Wolf”

Third: Bonnie Skipper, Mena High School, “Images”

Hon Men: Josephina Gomez, Mena High School, “Close to my Heart”

If you missed the reception on Saturday, April 12, you still have an opportunity to see the show. It will be on display through April 29 during regular gallery hours: 11 am to 2 pm Tuesdays and 10 am to 3 pm Wednesdays through Saturdays.

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