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Annual Juried Student Exhibit Results




Thank you to everyone who attended this year's Juried Student Exhibit Reception!!

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


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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

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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 21 to June 25 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.

This exhibit is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Debbie and David Haak.


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