Art show winners announced


Staff report



Winners of the Black Swamp Art Show included, from left, Katie Mock, Claire Hurt, Riley Schultz, Isabella Summers, Kennedy Dick, Isabella Modanese, and Reagan Williams.


The Black Swamp Arts Council announced the winners of this year’s Invitational High School Art Show at an awards ceremony held Feb. 25.

Winners were:

Best of Show – “Entropy,” a drawing by Riley Schultz, Bryan; Outstanding Painting – “Burano,” by Isabella Modanese, Defiance; Outstanding Drawing – “Prazsky Orloj,” by Kennedy Dick, Bryan; Outstanding Photography – “Contorted,” by Claire Hurt, and “Human Nature,” by Katie Mock, both of Bryan; Outstanding Mixed Media, “Music For My Eyes,” by Isabella Summers, Pike-Delta-York; Outstanding 3D – “Shillelagh,” by Tyler Jones, Bryan; Outstanding Printmaking, “Sunflower,” by Caitlyn Lucas, Bryan.

Honorable mentions went to: “The Artist,” a painting by Reagan Williams of Defiance; “Tribute to Whitney Houston,” a drawing by Audra Rupp of Stryker; “Assiduous Soul,” photography by Mallory Riegsecker of Pettisville; “Poaching,” printmaking by Brianna Andrews of Wauseon; “Jupiter Set,” ceramics by David Rummel of Bryan; “Beishang,” a painting by Emily Knight of Bryan.

One hundred pieces of artwork were displayed Feb. 15-25 in the atrium at Northwest State Community College. Participating school districts included Archbold, Bryan, Defiance, Evergreen, Hilltop, Montpelier, Pettisville, Pike-Delta-York, Stryker, and Wauseon.

Judges included Kaitlin Helberg, Napoleon High School art teacher and regional director for Region 5 of the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition; Kathy Funderburg, a retired graphic designer and current adjunct professor at Defiance College; and Thomas Born, a Defiance High School art teacherand Photography and Art Appreciation teacher at Defiance College and NSCC.

Winners of the Black Swamp Art Show included, from left, Katie Mock, Claire Hurt, Riley Schultz, Isabella Summers, Kennedy Dick, Isabella Modanese, and Reagan Williams.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2016/03/web1_black-swamp-art-contest.jpgWinners of the Black Swamp Art Show included, from left, Katie Mock, Claire Hurt, Riley Schultz, Isabella Summers, Kennedy Dick, Isabella Modanese, and Reagan Williams.

Staff report