Upper School Artists Outperform at Ozark 7 Conference Contest

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Congratulations to the Upper School art students who earned top awards in nearly every category at the Ozark 7 Conference Art Contest on March 26.  In addition to placing in 10 categories (including two 1st Place awards, and six 2nd place awards), Tessa Wells (above, left) earned the Best of Show award, and Bailey Bennett (above, right) earned the Judges Choice award.  The student artwork was on exhibit at the Barry County Museum in Cassville.

Individual Conference Contest Honors:

Best of Show: Watercat 2.0 – Tessa Wells

Judges Choice: I Hate Charcoal – Bailey Bennett

Watercolor: 1st Watercat 2.0 – Tessa Wells; 2nd Watercat – Tessa Wells; 4th Chris – Bailey Bennett; Honorable Mention – Panda – Yang Qiu

Charcoal: 1st Portrait – Sonia Carlson; 2nd I Hate Charcoal – Bailey Bennett; 4th Ludwig Von Bones – Layla Mokhtar

Oil: 2nd I Scream for Ice Cream – Layla Mokhtar; 3rd Cool Night Air – Olivia Staso; 4th City Lights – Ruchi Patel; Honorable Mention – Monet – Yang Qiu; Honorable Mention – Vivid Sky – Yang Qiu

Printmaking; 2nd Scape – Sydney Stamps; 3rd Monochrome  Nubs – Bailey Bennett; Honorable Mention – A Rose is a Rose – Simran Anis

Illustration: 2nd Show it Off – Yang Qiu; Honorable Mention – Mom – Bailey Bennett

Photography: 2nd Dreaming – Lexxy Ahn; 3rd Flip Flops – Caroline Martucci; 4th Down in New Orleans – Vera Robinson

Pastels: 3rd Vera – Yang Qiu;

Acrylic: 4th Hijinks – Jennalee Dunn

Fiber and Weaving: 4th Hand Sewn Shirt – Jiao Jiao Nelson

Wearable Art: Honorable Mention – Gogh Denim – Sydney Stamps