Damascus Middle School Student Kai B. Wins Art Contest

A self-portrait done with ebony pencil.Damascus Middle School eighth-grade student Kai B. was recently named the middle school division winner in the county-wide Virginia School Boards Association Art Contest.  His self-portrait, based on a 5 x 7 black and white photograph taken by his art teacher Ms. Jennifer Smith, is an ebony pencil drawing created using the grid method.

Kai had studied self-portrait artists like Vincent Van Gogh before he undertook the task of doing his own self-portrait.  Kai’s art will represent Washington County in the Virginia School Boards Association Art Contest and be judged at the state level!

Contact Person: 
Valerie Cox