Congratulations to AP Studio senior Ciara Walker whose senior portfolio placed 3rd in the state of Oklahoma in the 2017 Young Talent in Oklahoma exhibition. More than 80 senior portfolios were submitted for adjudication this year, but only 1o were selected to hang in the show. Ciara received a $500 scholarship and a new portfolio bag as part of her winnings. In addition to her portfolio award, she also received a Merit Award for her mixed-media work, Bone King. AP Studio junior Tien Tran also received a Merit Award for her watercolor and colored pencil work, Teatime. Only 10 Merit Awards were given this year.
YHS students Taryn Johnson, Danny Laffoon, Madelyn Novosad, and Matty Cauthan also had works selected to hang in this year’s show. Over 850 works of art were submitted for judging this year, but only 139 were selected to hang at the Garvey Center Gallery on the Oklahoma Christian University campus in Edmond from March 20 – April 1.