AHS Students Participate in Local Art Show

A girl standing next to her artwork.Abingdon High School Art Students participated in the Artistic Excellence Competition art show with art teacher, Mrs. Anderson, art teacher at Abingdon High School. The art show was held on March 5 th at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

Each year high school art students from Upper East Tennessee and Southwestern Virginia work on their pieces getting ready for this competition. Featured is K. Martin with her artwork titled “Trinity”, which is entered in the “Black and White” category, her work is completed in graphite. Ms. Martin won “best in Show” and received a $250.00 prize.”. Ms. Martin also placed 2nd in the Colored Pencil category with her colored pencil artwork titled “Vision” receiving a $50.00 prize. Ms. Martin is planning a career in visual arts and will be attending Virginia Commonwealth University. In the Oil Painting category M. Flowers placed 2nd with her painting titled “Southern Style Peach” receiving a $50.00 prize. L. Price received 1st place in the Watercolor Painting category with her painting titled “Under the Sea”, she received a $75.00 prize. In the Acrylic Painting category M. Morris received an honorable mention for her painting titled “Yellow Submarine” and another honorable mention for her Mixed Media artwork titled “Starman”. In the Colored Pencil category K. Martin place 2nd with her colored pencil artwork titled “Vision” receiving a $50.00 prize. M. Nunley placed 1st in the Sculpture category with her sculpture titled “Roger the Alien” receiving a $75.00 prize. Congratulations to all my student artists who have worked very hard over the years to achieve this level of excellence, I am honored to have taught you and to have had the opportunity to get to know you - Mrs. Anderson

Contact Person: 
Heidi Anderson