DCA Young People’s Art Show Awards

Raspberry by Sabrina Ruths

Raspberry by Sabrina Ruths

The annual Young People’s Art Show in the galleries for May featured an amazing selection of artwork in a variety of media from school-aged children in Dorchester County.
While all these students are winners, the following entries received special recognition during the Awards Ceremony on May 12. Special thanks and congratulations to all the talented young artists, dedicated art teachers, and to Renee Hesson, fine arts supervisor and instruction coordinator for Dorchester County Public Schools.
People’s Choice Award: Gavin Fitzhugh/ (Choptank Elementary, grade 2)
Best Elementary: Kayden Crager/Weaving (Warwick Elementary, grade 3)
Best Middle: Olivia Simmons/Trust No 1 (Mace’s Lane Middle, grade 8)
Best High: Sabrina Ruths/Raspberry (North Dorchester High School, grade 12)
Top Dog: Catherine Collison/Dog (Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, grade 10)
Top Concept: Rachel Dashiell/Berlin Wall (North Dorchester High School, grade 11)
Top Interpretation: Journey Pearson/Kandinsky (Warwick Elementary, grade 3)
• Maple Elementary, Ms. Hebb
1st place: Gibby Robinson/Dorchester Sunset (grade 3)
2nd place: Osvaldo Hernandez/Tints of Winter (grade 4)
3rd place: Zachariah Stanford/Yellow and Blue Tango (grade 1)
• Vienna Elementary, Mrs. Patton
Cedric Hymon II/Art Scribble (grade 1)
Jacob Protelsch/Stickman Illusion (grade 5)
Lauren Keyser/The Tools (grade 5)
• Hurlock Elementary, Ms. Meszaros
Robert Smith/Rhythm (grade 4)
Lucas Ramirez/Daffodils (Kindergarten)
Camryn Higgins/Landscape (grade 4)
• Sandy Hill Elementary/Mr. Rosario
Andrew Powers/City Skyline Swirl (Kindergarten)
Bri’Asia Davis/Wanted Dead or Alive (grade 5)
Izzy Trissell/Leaves All Over (grade 4)
• Warwick Elementary/Mrs. Slaubaugh
Kayden Crager/Weaving (grade 3)
Olivia Shifler/Sunrise (grade 2)
Emma Era/Underwater (Kindergarten)
• South Dorchester K-8/Mrs. Parrigin
Lainey Jones/Kinetic Sea (grade 5)
Emily Brittingham/Steel Guitar (grade 8)
Tori Oberender/Owl (Pre-Kindergarten)
• Choptank Elementary, Ms. Wisseman
Nia White/Summer Fun (grade 5)
Adriaona Rittersbacher/Decoupage (grade 1)
Elijah Copes/A Different Kind of Turtle (grade 5)
• Mace’s Lane Middle School, Mr. Berry
Olivia Simmons/Trust No 1 (grade 8)
Shinice Jones/#Litt (grade 8)
Kimberly Argueta-Barrios/Zone (grade 8)
• North Dorchester Middle School, Ms. Schlegel
Shelby Spencer/Tree Frog (grade 8)
Wynter Turner/Stained Glass (grade 7)
Samara Lewis/Mythical Dragon (grade 8)
• Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, Ms. Milito and Mrs. Senick
Shayla Collins/Enlarged Emotion (grade 11)
Liz Dodge/Zentangle Jellyfish (grade 11)
Mikayla Phillips/Typography (grade 9)
• North Dorchester High School, Mrs. Powell
Sabrina Ruths/Raspberry (grade 12)
Jacqueline Finnegan/Reflection (grade 12)
Kassie Shorter/Peacock (grade 12)
For more information on programs and exhibits at DCA, visit 321 High St. in Cambridge, or online at www.dorchesterarts.org. Programs at DCA are supported by the Maryland State Arts Council, celebrating 50 years of service to the arts.
Editor’s note: Spectrum is the weekly column of the Dorchester Arts Center. It is written by Barbara J. Seese, executive director.

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