Exhibits & Events

25th Annual Juried Student Exhibit

May 20 through June 24, 2017

Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council will present the Annual Student Juried Exhibition starting May 20 at the Regional Arts Center in Downtown Texarkana. The Student Juried Exhibition has been a part of TRAHC's regional art shows for nearly 25 years and features art from elementary, middle, and high school students in the Four States Area.

The Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council is pleased to invite your students to participate in the 25th Annual Juried Student Exhibition competition. Elaine and Ken Cowling are our generous sponsors for this year’s event.

This exhibition competition is FREE and open to all K – 12th grade students within the Four States Area. Elementary, Middle and High school entries will be judged in three separate categories, and works selected will be showcased at the Regional Arts Center May 20, 2017 ‐ June 24, 2017.

The deadline for submissions is May 6, 2017 at 3:45 p.m. Teachers should deliver artwork to the Regional Arts Center on or before that date. Below under "Downloads" you will find information on submission guidelines, entry criteria, school registration forms, school artwork inventories, and artwork label forms.

The opening reception is Saturday, May 20 from 11:00 a.m. ‐ 12:00 p.m. at the Regional Arts Center. Award winners will be announced at 11:45 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to Middle and High school students who receive top honors for their work.

There will also be two Honorable Mention Awards, two Merit Awards, and a People’s Choice Award for each category. People’s Choice award voting will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Saturday, May 20. In addition, one exhibiting student from each category will be randomly selected to win an art supply gift bag.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 903-792-8681 or adonohoe@trahc.org.

The Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council is committed to growing people and community through the arts. Thank you in advance for your participation in this annual event that showcases the talent of young artists in the Four States Area.


In 2016 there were 330 entries from 8 high schools, 9 middle schools, 3 elementary schools, and 3 private instructors. Out of those, 151 were accepted into the exhibition and 27 of those pieces were recognized for outstanding work.


The following are the 2016 winners:

Elementary School Division

Best of Show-
Riley White from Private Instructor Jeannie Edwards for “A Walk in the Park”

First Place-
Wyatt Barger from Renaissance Art Academy for “Freaky”

Second Place-
Madison Carpenter of from Pleasant Grove Intermediate School for “Eyes of Wonder”

Third Place-
Lynleigh Henderson of Renaissance Art Academy for “Spring”

Honorable Mention-
Paige Reeves for “Wild Tiger”

Honorable Mention-
Faye Addison from Renaissance Art Academy for “Texas River”

Merit Award-
Jake Sawyer of Horatio Elementary School for “The Pot”

Merit Award-
Julianna Horton of Pleasant Grove Intermediate School for “Collograph Flower”

People’s Choice Award-
Anna Claire Barr from Private Instructor Jeannie Edwards for "Rainbow Pots"

Art Supplies Gift Basket -
Gracie Wolcott, 3rd Grader, of Horatio Elementary School


______________________________________

Middle School Division

Best of Show-
Addison Barr from Private Instructor Jeannie Knod Edwards for “Whimsical View II”

First Place-
Supriya Sharma from Pleasant Grove Intermediate School for “Chinese New Year”

Second Place-
Logan Richardson of Hooks Jr. High School for “Life Underwater”

Third Place-
Anita Hedricks of Valliant Middle School for “A Glimpse into Our Past”

Honorable Mention-
Shelby Steele of Texas Middle School for “Impossible Beauty Standards”

Honorable Mention-
Kaiolohia Sooman from Private Instructor Jeannie Knod Edwards for “Broken Bike”

Merit Award-
Briana Jensen from Redwater Jr. High School for “Neon Lights”

Merit Award-
Isabelle Hackleman of Red Lick Middle School for “Ice cream Dream”

People’s Choice Award-
Chloe Lewis from Private Instructor Jeannie Knod Edwards for "Grandma's Kitchen"

Art Supplies Gift Basket -
Jennifer Gonzalez, 8th Grader, of Texas Middle School

__________________________________

High School Division

Best of Show-

Kathrin Jaeger of Pleasant Grove High School for "Aschenputtel Kleid"

First Place-
Kalee Gafford of Pleasant Grove High School for “Poe and the Raven”

Second Place-
Sarah Russell of Horatio High School for “Pride”

Third Place-
John Young of Pleasant Grove High School for “Boxed”

Honorable Mention-
Rachel Morris of Texas High School for “The Tree of Life and Death”

Honorable Mention-
Colton Johnson of Texas High School for “All Will Be Well”

Merit Award-
Karoline Gregersen of Atlanta High School for “Just Me”

Merit Award-
Emily McLeod of Hooks High School for “Human Journey”

People’s Choice Award-
Jasmine Rigdon of Atlanta High School for "Tink on Acid"

Art Supplies Gift Basket -
Mariah Epps, 10th Grader, of Liberty-Eylau High School

The Student Juried Exhibition will be on display from May 20 to June 24 at the Regional Arts Center, 321 West Fourth Street, Downtown Texarkana. The Regional Arts Center is open from 10 AM - 4 PM, Tuesday - Saturday. Admission is free and open to the public.

See artist's website

Schedule:

Date Time Location
June 24, 2017 4:00 PM Regional Arts Center FREE

Downloads


TRAHC's 25th Annual Juried Student Exhibit Prospectus Artwork Entry Inventory Sheet PDF


See past shows
Back to Exhibits & Events
Website contents © TRAHC. All Rights Reserved | Web Development © Logograph software and services. Licensed use only.   www.logograph.com