1st annual Junior Regional Art Competition
April 30 - May 30, 2013
Closing Reception & Award Presentation
Thursday, May 30, from 5-6:30pm - Everyone Welcome!!!
LowellArts! King Gallery
Images from the Junior Regional Art Competition, 2012
The second annual LowellArts! Junior Regional Art Competition is on display through May 30 in the King Gallery. This exhibit features work from artists ages 13-18 living in Kent, Barry, Ionia and Montcalm Counties. Modeled after LowellArts! annual West Michigan Regional (Art) Competition, the exhibition was designed to encourage entries from young people serious about fine art and who have already shown a strong interest in developing their skills. This year, the exhibit features 58 artworks submitted by 28 artists. Seven artworks have been selected for Artist Recognition Awards and three Awards of Merit.
Recognition Award winners will receive merchandise packages donated by competition sponsors. These items include art supplies and gift certificates, a youth class voucher, theatre tickets, instruction books and more. All awards will be presented at the Closing Reception on Thursday, May 30, from 5-6:30pm. The public is invited to attend.
Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10am-6pm.*
*The Gallery will be closed Saturday - Monday, May 25-27, in honor of the Memorial Day holiday.
Artist Recognition Awards Winners are:
ARTIST AGE SCHOOL TITLE MEDIUM
Connor Bergin 16 Lowell High School Crossroad Graphite
Leah DeVries 18 Plymouth Christian School Staircase Drawing Pencil
Olivia Heath 14 South Christian High School The Door of 1138 Photography
Rachael Kruithof 17 South Christian High School Beauty from Within Pastel
Marilla Marks 15 Lowell High School Sea and Sky Ceramics
Ashley Marshall 17 Nickels Intermediate School Big Ben Clay
Cameron Mulder 13 Dutton Christian Middle School Beach Scene Acrylic
Awards of Merit Recipients
Quinn Weakman 13 Lowell Middle School Pheasant Ink, Watercolor
Lindsey Huisjen 16 Homeschool Frolicking Friend Oil
Melissa denHollander 17 Plymouth Christian School Simple Wonders Pencil
For a complete list of artist participants, click here
This year's sponsors are
Daniel Smith, Inc., Dick Blick Art Materials, Forest Hills Fine Arts Center,
Frames Unlimited, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
and Service Reproduction Company.