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Students shine in third annual juried art show

Grand Canyon School and Grand Canyon Association hosted a reception last week to open the third annual Arts for Our Park juried student art show at Kolb Studio.

Students in grades K-12 developed works on the theme of "Metamorphosis: From Here to Where?"

First, second and third-place winners, and honorable mentions, were named in four divisions.

Winning best in the show was Arielle Schoblom with her chalk pastel, "Imagine."

Melissa Skeet received the Superintendent's Award, which is determined by School Superintendnet Sheila Breen, Albright Training Center Superintendent Costa Dillon and Park Superintendent Joe Alston.

Top winners received a $50 cash prize. Other winners received art supplies, and all seniors were provided with art portfolios for their work.

The exhibit will be up at Kolb about two more weeks.

Winners in each division:

Division 1

K-second

First ­ Yutah Dillon, triptych, "180's Aspen Tree Forest." His "Oil Marbleling" also received an honorable mention.

Honorable Mention ­ Ruben Elias, oil pastel, "Grand Canyon."

Division 2

Grades three-five

First ­ Karisa Dillon, mixed media, "Monarch." She also received an honorable mention for her untitled oil pastel.

Second ­ Israel Fellows with an untitled watercolor.

Third ­ Maddison Carroll, oil pastel, "A New Canyon."

Honorable Mention ­ Alicia Araiza, mixed media, "Girl Floats on Water."

Division 3

grades six-eight

First ­ Tasha Ray, mixed media, "Flying Around."

Second ­ Andrew Weyant, chalk pastel, "The Groves."

Third ­ Dulce Jaime, chalk pastel, "Repose."

Honorable Mention ­ Tiffany Begay, mixed media, "Freedom," and Tiffany Mattox, chalk pastel, "Landscape."

Division four

grades nine-12

First ­ Jessica Shields, chalk pastel, "The River."

Second ­ Dom Dollente, digital photograph, "Swings." He also received an honorable mention for another digital image, "Dream On."

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