CLARKSVILLE — Visual Arts students from Clinton-Massie High School showcased their talents during the 13th Annual South Central Ohio League Art Show held on the campus of East Clinton High School April 16.
This year’s exhibit guided the creative path of high school students representing Chillicothe, Clinton-Massie, East Clinton, Greenfield McClain, Hillsboro, Miami Trace, Washington Court House, and Wilmington High School.
Artists submitted work in the categories of Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Sculpture, Traditional Darkroom Photography, Printmaking, Mixed Media, Computer Graphics, Crafts, and Digital Photography.
Following the judging panel, each of the ten categories awarded first, second, third place and honorable mention ribbons. Also awarded were an overall Best of Show, Reserve Best of Show, and Best of Show Honorable Mention.
Clinton-Massie students were ranked among the highest award recipients. Awarded 1st in Mixed Media was senior Tag Williams, 3rd in Mixed Media was senior Tay Newport; 1st in Drawing Ink was junior Brianna Coyle, 1st in Drawing Pastels was junior Sabrina Kamps, and 1st in Ceramics was junior Lauren Roush.
Kamps’ work has since been entered in the AIC College of Design Scholarship Competition.
“I am so proud of the art program that I have been working to build for the last 11 years,” said art teacher Kristin Walker. “We have so much artistic talent at Massie, and I love it when the students can be rewarded in this way with such top honors!”
Information for this article was provided by Diana Miller, who coordinates communications for several area schools.