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Whitefield celebrates visual arts students
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/10/2019

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Whitefield Annual Student Art Show, a celebration of the visual arts, was held on April 4. The evening event featured art exhibits in the Lower School Student Activities Center (LSSAC), Middle School, and Upper School. The jazz band, concert band, orchestra, and Lower School Chorale performed at various locations around campus. The evening concluded with a sneak peek performance of “Shrek the Musical Jr.” by the Middle School drama students.

Art pieces by students in grades seven – 12 were judged on technical skill, personal vision/style, and originality/creativity. Winners received a ribbon that was displayed along with their artwork.  

Congratulations to the following award winners!

Upper School
3-D
1st place - Robert Matherne
2nd place - Kailey Talley
3rd place - Carmen Wilson
Honorable Mentions - Maya Mancle, Russell Bell, and Kaleb Brooks

Painting
1st place - Barrett Bynum
2nd place - Keri Quillin
3rd place - Kristen Peavy
Honorable Mentions - Madison Dourron, Amanda King, Lillian Barnes, and Sophia Travato

Drawing
1st place - Sophia Travato
2nd place - Sydney Schulte
3rd place - Joel McKinney
Honorable Mentions - Siri Gulledge, Lexi Kantor, and Sarah Davis

Mixed Media
1st place - Nathan Messner
2nd place - Kayla Dixon
3rd place - Abigail Farrar
Honorable Mentions - Tyler Fay, Sarah Figaretti, and Emmy Pridgeon

Photography
1st place - Matthew Sumlin
2nd place - Katarina Kelly
3rd place - Paulina Bilotti
Honorable Mentions - Carson Llewellyn, Matt Soud, Alex Schulte, Anna Grace Kwon, and Emmy Smith

Graphic Design
1st place - Joshua Patrick
2nd place - John Robert Bracher
3rd place - Gavin Bechtel
Honorable Mentions - Lilly David and Ian Baker

Digital Art
1st place - Lilly David
2nd place - Charlie Baxter
3rd place - T.J. Miller
Honorable Mentions - Mary Chris Cella, Cole Peterson, and Lilly David

AP Body of Work
1st Place - Faith Jones
2nd place - Ansleigh Brown
3rd place (tie) - Anna Cycoski and Luke Petersen
Honorable Mentions – Alden Evans, Wesley Mitchell, and SV Ryan

Judges Choice Awards
Siri Gulledge
Megan Rivers

Middle School
Drawing and Painting
1st place - Brandon Carman
2nd place - Ashton Reagan
3rd place - Aylee Jones
Honorable Mentions - Joshua Harris, Libby Snelling, and Ansley Hales

Sculpture and Ceramics
1st place - Charly Clark
2nd place - Annie Strickland
3rd place - Madison Edwards
Honorable Mentions - Elizabeth Baxter, Anderson Benedict, and Carson Bassing

Digital Art
1st place - Ellie Farrar
2nd place - Taylor Craig
3rd place - Charlie Dew
Honorable Mentions - Brayden May, Carter Fay, Thomas Figaretti, and Derek Nickels

Mixed Media
1st place - A’liyah Warrick
2nd place - Finley Ward
3rd place - Conlon Walker
Honorable Mention - Ansley Hales

5th Grade
1st place - Thomas Baxter
2nd place - Madalynn Antoine
3rd place - Sam Kurkian
Honorable Mentions - Avery Todd, Walker Fennel, and Addie Burnett

Students in fifth- through 12th-grade had the opportunity to visit the art galleries in both the Middle and Upper school buildings and vote for their favorite pieces of art. The “Students Choice” winners were Annie Strickland - 3D, Faith Johnson - Painting, Caleb LaVallee - Drawing, and Ellie Farrar - Photography. Each winner received a ribbon and candy bouquet.