Dakota Adams, Emily Hoebing, Jennifer Phan, and Tien Tran were recognized for their artwork at the 2015 Young Talent in Oklahoma reception held at the University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones Jr. Museum Auditorium on Saturday.
The four students have had their work on display at the Lightwell Gallery on the OU campus since March 14. Dakota’s senior portfolio placed #2 in state and received scholarship money for his accomplishments. Emily, Jennifer, and Tien were each awarded a “General Exhibition Honor.”
Art Club will host Yukon High School alum (’98) and artist Curtis Fletcher of Cannibal Graphics during our meeting this Wednesday. Mr. Fletcher will discuss his artistic influences and potential careers paths in the visual arts. Art Club meets in Mr. Payne’s room, S170, from 2:45 to 3:45 every Wednesday. Everyone is welcome to attend.
If you need to complete a project, get supplies, or start a new project, the art classroom (Mr. Payne’s room) will be open on Tuesday during spring break from 10:30 am – 4 pm. The main entrance of the school will not be open, so please use the back art room door. The studio hours are open to all art students.
Congratulations to Dakota Adams, Emily Hoebing, Jennifer Phan, and Tien Tran for having their artwork selected for Young Talent in Oklahoma, the annual Oklahoma state high school art competition. This year’s competition was juried by Robert Bailey (University of Oklahoma art history professor), Donald Longcrier (Oklahoma City University sculpture professor), and Jason Zaloudik (Oklahoma City area artist).
Dakota’s senior portfolio of six works placed 2nd in state and he will receive a scholarship award for his achievement. There were 100 seniors who entered this year’s portfolio competition, and awards were given to the top 10 senior portfolios.
There were over 700 general entry submissions from 37 high schools across the state with only 110 works selected for exhibition. Emily, Jennifer, and Tien were each awarded a “General Exhibition Honor.” The selected student works from YHS are featured below:
Due to the weather this week the Thursday performance of South Pacific has been rescheduled to 2PM on Sunday afternoon at the Yukon Fine Arts Center. Friday and Saturday performances (7pm) will go on as scheduled. Tickets purchased will be honored at any performance. For further information or questions, please contact the Yukon Fine Arts Center at (405) 354-8356
Jerry’s Artarama is sponsoring their 3rd annual “Self-Portrait” contest with contestants competing for the following prizes
GRAND PRIZE: $2,000 shopping spree on jerrysartarama.com (eGift Card)