Thirteen area High School artists received cash prizes and one received a $2,000 college scholarship Sunday, March 27, 2012, at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum’s Horry-Georgetown High Schools 11th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, sponsored by Carolina Radiology Associates, LLC.
The 81 pieces of student artwork chosen for display from 257 entries will remain on view at the Museum in Myrtle Beach, SC, through Apr. 22, 2012.
Kate Parris, Socastee High School, received the scholarship for her full portfolio. The award provides tuition assistance for four years of higher education in the arts.
Alyssa Scirocco, St. James High School, garnered a Best in Show for her mixed media piece, Invisible Children.
First, second and third-place prizes in two-dimensional works went to Breanna Williams, Myrtle Beach High School, Kelly Lu, Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology and Katherine Hall, Socastee High School.
Honorable Mentions, two-dimensional, were awarded to Maria Finkenbiner, Carolina Forest High School, Austin Lane, Socastee High School and Michelle Lefevre, St. James High School.
First, second and third-place prizes in three-dimensional work went to Luke Horowitz, Socastee High School, Rachel Berkey, Myrtle Beach High School and Gonzalo Chan, Myrtle Beach High School.
Honorable Mentions, three-dimensional, went to Leanna Devan, North Myrtle Beach High School, Jessica Hughes, St. James High School and Kelly Roden, St. James High SChool.
This year’s judge was award-winning children’s book illustrator E. B. Lewis. Lewis’s work was on display at the Art Museum in 2009 in an exhibit entitled E. B. Lewis: Story Painter.
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