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Art Council Announces Art Winners

Photo by Union County Arts Council

 

The Union County Community Arts Council has announced the winners of the annual Union County Student Artist Showcase for 2015.  The competition is countywide and designed to encourage and promote interest in the arts at all levels.

 Students from the Union County Public Schools, Union Academy and area home schools were invited to submit work in the categories of ceramics/pottery, crafts, computer art, digital imagery, black and white drawing, color drawing, mixed media, painting and printmaking.

 1st. 2n, 3rd and honorable mentions were presented in each category to winning middle and high school artwork.  Overall Best of Show was awarded to one middle school student and one high school student.  Participating elementary students were presented with a certificate.

“The Union County Student Artist Showcase is the largest art show in Union County,” said Barbara Faulk, executive director.  “The arts council supports and encourages our youth through arts education programs and services and commends these students on such diverse and creative work. This is one of the most impressive art shows anywhere in the area.  These students are amazing.”

The show was on exhibit at the Charlotte Highway location of South Piedmont Community Arts Council on Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3.   The show was free and open to the public.

 

Click here for the list of winners

Written by: Barbara Faulk of Union County Arts Council
Posted: May 04, 2015 by Sheila Chaney

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