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High School Student Art Competition

46th Annual High School Art Competition

Eligibility
Students grades 9-12 living or attending school in the following counties are eligible to enter.
Adams County, IL
Audrain County, MO
Brown County, IL
Cass County, IL
Clark County, MO
Greene County, IL
Hancock County, IL
Knox County, MO
Lee County, IA
Lewis County, MO
Marion County, MO
McDonough County, IL
Monroe County, MO
Morgan County, IL
Pike County, IL
Pike County, MO
Ralls County, MO
Schuyler County, IL
Scott County, IL
Shelby County, MO

Entries
Students may enter up to 3 works for $10. All mediums are eligible. All artwork must be original. No copies of copyrighted imagery are allowed. All two- dimensional artwork should be suitably framed, and ready for exhibition with a secure wire fastened to the back.

Awards
All awards will be presented at the discretion of the juror. Criteria for awards include originality and quality of artwork.
$500 Best of Show
$300 2nd Place
$150 3rd Place
$100 Merit Award (2)
$50 Great River Watercolor Society Award (2), *can be combined with other awards
$50 Honorable Mention Award (3)
$25 Quincy Artist Guild Award (3)

Important Dates
Artwork Entry Drop O Dates Saturday, January 11 | 9 am – 4 pm Monday, January 13 | 9 am – 4 pm Tuesday, January 14 | 9 am – 4 pm
A list of accepted artwork will be emailed to all entered artists by Friday, Jan. 17 by 5 pm.
Non – Accepted Artwork Pick Up Dates Saturday, January 18 | 9 am – 4 pm Tuesday, January 21 | 9 am – 4 pm Wednesday, January 22 | 9 am – 4 pm
Accepted Artwork Pick Up Dates Saturday, February 29 | 9 am – 4 pm Monday, March 2 | 9 am – 4 pm Tuesday, March 3 | 9 am – 4 pm
Work on display may not be removed from the exhibition earlier than Saturday, February 29, 2020. All artwork not picked up by 4 pm on Tuesday, March 3 will be disposed of at the discretion of the Art Center.

Juror
The sole juror is Emmy Lingscheit, Assistant Professor of Printmaking at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

High School Art Teacher Competition

Eligibility High School Visual Art Teachers that have students entering the 46th Annual High School Student Art Competition and teach within the counties listed above are eligible. All works entered will be displayed.
Entries High School Visual Art Teachers may enter one artwork at no cost. All mediums are eligible. All artwork must be original. No copies of copyrighted imagery are allowed.
Awards All awards will be presented at the discretion of the judge. Criteria for awards include originality and quality of artwork. One art teacher will be awarded $300 to use towards their classroom to purchase art supplies, art equipment, or an art lesson brought to your classroom by
the Art Center.

45th Annual High School Student Art Competition Award Winners

Best of Show-$500 to Laken Hugenberg of Canton R-V, 12, for Self Discovery, mixed media

Second Place-$300 to Brianna Blickhan of Unity High, 12, for Still Life, charcoal

Third Place-$100 to Zayne Gaus of Highland High, 12, for The Hotel, acrylic

Merit Award-$100 to Abby White of Logan Private Studio, 12, for Autoworld in Fulton, acrylic ink on car ad

Merit Award-$100 to Mariah Shoemyer of Monroe City R-1, 12, for It’s a Shrimp Thing, chalk pastel

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Janessa Grammer of Western High, 12, for Funky Town, colored pencil

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Lauren Fortner of Monroe City R-1, 12, for The Jars, acrylic

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Cierra Courtois of Quincy Notre Dame, 12, for Just Checking, graphite

Great River Water Color Society Award-$50 to Iva Welbourne of Pittsfield High, 12, for Sky at the Farm, watercolor & ink

Great River Water Color Society Award-$50 to Josie Zeiger of Hannibal High, 12, for Fruit Bowl, watercolor

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to Kyleigh Gibbs of Hannibal High, 11, for Dino Car, ink

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to Mary Claire Thomas of Hannibal High, 12, for Blue Boat off the Dock, oil pastel

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to Adam Kirkpatrick of Quincy Notre Dame, 12, for Meer, photography

Art Teacher Award – $300 to Josh McCurdy of Hannibal High, Raku Vase, raku

44th Annual High School Student Art Competition Award Winners

Best of Show-$500 to Kayla Lutz of Mark Twain High, 12 for Untitled, charcoal

Second Place-$300 to Gabrielle Darnell of Liberty High, 10 for Distressed, acrylic

Third Place-$100 to Wyatt Watkins of Pittsfield High, 11 for Mistake, watercolor & colored pencil

Merit Award-$100 to Cierra Courtois of Quincy Notre Dame, 11 for Bunny, colored pencil

Merit Award-$100 to Joshua Wittler of Quincy Notre Dame, 11 for La Vie en Rose, watercolor

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Sonia Hanchett of Quincy Senior High, 9 for Formal Gossip ink

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Alexis Krogman of Quincy Notre Dame, 12 for Shaded Happiness, acrylic

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Jaden Raney of Quincy Senior High, 12 for Titonwon, acrylic

Great River Water Color Society Award-$50 to Allison Morgan of Hamilton High, 12 for Long Walk, watercolor

Great River Water Color Society Award-$50 to Jaden Raney of Quincy Senior High, 12 for Below, watercolor

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to Erica Cramm of Unity High, 12 for Helium, charcoal

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to Callie Mock of Quincy Notre Dame, 12 for Red, ink & marker

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to Zoey Obert of Liberty High, 10 for Majestic Vision, colored pencil & chalk


Scholarship Opportunities

Carl Sandavik of Chaddock School, grade 10, and Felix Hammock of Quincy Senior High, grade 10, were awarded campus visit package to Truman State University in Kirksville, MO. Their visit packages include a general campus tour, tour of the Art Department, and hands on art workshop with a faculty member.

Adeline Falk of Maple Hill Academy, grade 11, was a $500 scholarship in addition to a campus visit package to Truman State University.

Jayla Jensen of Liberty High, grade 11, was awarded Scholarship to the FAA Summer Intensive Art Camp at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL.


Art Teacher Award – $300 to Cindy Logan of Logan Private Studio for Stinson Creek, pastel


This exhibit has generously been underwritten by: Signe Oakley, George and Mary Meyer, Quincy Artist Guild, United Community Credit Union, Zoup, Gary and Sue Ann Winking, Robert Mejer and Sue Archambo, Debra Scoggin-Myers, Ronald and Colae Vecchie, Great River Watercolor Society, Jim & Jil Tracy Fund, and Moellring & Ambler Attorneys at Law. Contributing colleges and universities, include University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Truman State University, University of Missouri at Columbia, Culver Stockton College, Eastern Illinois University, Hannibal LaGrange University, John Wood Community College, and Quincy University.

43rd Annual High School Student Art Competition Award Winners

Best of Show-$500 to Felix Hammock of Quincy Senior High, 9 for Nude Beach, acrylic

Second Place-$300 to Brainne Shaffer of Unity High School, 11 for Four Seasons, paper

Third Place-$100 to Madeline Estepp of Quincy Senior High, 12 for Willow, aluminum wire, and glass beads

Merit Award-$100 to Abby White of Logan Private Studio, 10 for Mapped Bird, ink on old map

Merit Award-$100 to Jordyn Hamm of Hannibal High School, 12 for Haunted, lino cut print

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Andrew Koblas of Hamilton High School, 11 for Tsuki, pen and ink

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Payton Williams Liberty High School, 10 for Mother Mallard, Oil

Honorable Mention Award-$50 to Echo Dunton of Highland High School, 11 for Self Portait by Holes, altered white paper

Great River Water Color Society Award-$50 to Wyatt Watkins of Pittsfield High School, 10 for Lakeside Aura, markers, water, sharpie

Great River Water Color Society Award-$50 to Zayne Gaus of Highland High School, 10 for Self-Portrait, gouache paint

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to John Quinn of Quincy Notre Dame, 12 for Self- Portrait, ink

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to Tahj Tasco of Highland High School, 10 for Lady Bug Zentangle, black ink

Quincy Artist Guild Award -$25 to Gage Yinger of Hamilton High School, 12 for Paisley, pen and ink

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