Students Receive Young Talent and State Superintendent Art Awards and New Artwork

Junior Eryon Olvera and Senior Abby Wright received recognition for their work that was accepted into the 2019 Young Talent in Oklahoma Competition. Olvera received one of three Juror’s Choice Awards for her sculpture, Movement of the Spiral. Wright received one of 10 Merit Awards for her painting, Maine Man Memories. Nearly 800 works were submitted to the General entries competition, with only 164 works selected to hang in the show. Yukon High School had 10 artworks selected with pieces by Juan Ibarra, Landon Roach, Meghan Weeks, Amanda Davis, Claire Cauthan, Kylie Mass, and Alyssa Hull also exhibited.

Abby Wright stands next to her Merit Award painting, Maine Man Memories.

Abby Wright also was selected to receive the 2019 State Superintendent Award for Arts Excellence. This prestigious award will be presented on on April 23, 2019 at the Scottish Rite Temple in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Students in Art I completed a study of painted geometric forms and the 1st hour Art II class completed a study of negative space. Examples from each project can be found by clicking the preceding hyperlinks.

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