Young People’s Art Show awards at DCA

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People’s Choice was Hurlock Elementary’s Carter Helmer’s art named “Daffodils.”

Dorchester Center for the Arts (DCA) announces the awards for its annual Young People’s Art Show. Young people in grades K-12 from Dorchester County contributed to the exhibit, and were recognized at a recent reception. DCA applauds the work of all participating students. Works receiving special recognition were:
1st Place PAPER SCULPTURE: Chloe Turner, “Fancy Fish” (Sandy Hill Elem.)
2nd Place PAPER SCULPTURE: Carter Helmer, “Daffodils”  (Hurlock Elem.)
3rd Place PAPER SCULPTURE: JD, “The Plank” (CES)
1st Place ABCs (lettering): Ashley Zheng, “Taking a Line for a Walk” (Maple Elem.)
2nd Place ABCs (lettering):  Jaki Shields, “Beauty of Japanese Calligraphy” Maple Elem.)
3rd Place ABCs (lettering): Branden Stacey, [untitled] (MLMS)
1st Place PORTRAIT: Julia Weldon, “Collage of Ashley” (CSDHS)
2nd Place PORTRAIT: Alyssa Frampton, [untitled] (MLMS)
3rd Place PORTRAIT: Adrienne Martin, “Portrait” (Hurlock Elem.)
1st Place 3D ART: Allison Whitman, “Beach”(NDHS)
2nd Place 3D ART: Emily Brittingham, “Dia de los Muertos Mask” (SDS K-8)
1st Place POP ART; Karen Martinez-Lopez, “Food Pop Art” (Warwick Elem.)
2nd Place POP ART: Brooke Blades, “Polk-a-dot Cubes” (SDS K-8)
3rd Place POP ART: Ja’Bria Harris, “Line Design” (Sandy Hill Elem.)
1st Place PAINTING (any medium): Erin Freeman, “Horse” (NDHS)
2nd Place PAINTING (any medium): Georgia Fried, “Croeso” (NDHS)
3rd Place PAINTING (any medium): Jamison Harrington, “Japanese landscapes with tints and shades” (Warwick Elem.)
1st Place FUN: Brooks McDuffie, “Bag Puppet” (Sandy Hill Elem.)
2nd Place FUN: Lilly May Knight, “Stop Bully!” (Maple Elem.)
3rd Place FUN: Illiana Lopez, “Self Portrait” (Warwick Elem.)
1st Place DRAWING: Emma Bailey, “One Point Perspective Name” (SDS K-8)
2nd Place DRAWING: Ceaira Elzey, “Distortion By the Smell of Perfume” (NDHS)
1st Place COLOR: Destiny Christopher, “Jellyfish” (CSDHS)
2nd Place COLOR: Kaden Andrews, “Desert Landscape” (Hurlock Elem.)
3rd Place COLOR: Alexia Bair, “Cezanne Inspiration Fruit” (Maple Elem.)
GO STRAIGHT TO THE LOUVRE (1st Place Overall Excellence): Cauden Jones, “Line/Color Abstract” (SDS K-8)
GO STRAIGHT TO THE LOUVRE (2nd Place Overall Excellence): Rhianna Gabriel, “In a Whirl of Abstract”(Maple Elem.)
GO STRAIGHT TO THE LOUVRE (3rd Place Overall Excellence): Shelby Thompson, [untitled](MLMS)
BEST IN SHOW: Julia Weldon, “Collage of Ashley” (CSDHS)
PEOPLES’ CHOICE: Carter Helmer, “Daffodils” (Hurlock Elementary)
Winners of DCA’S Plein Air Golf event announced
Nearly 20 artists participated in the DCA 2nd Annual Plein Air Golf event, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort. Over $1,000 in prizes were awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, as well as 3 Honorable Mentions.
All paintings were judged by a committee and the following were selected based upon the ability of the work to capture the event, and those that also demonstrated a fully developed concept.
First Place: Tara Will
Second Place: Georgette Toews
Third Place: Bridget Bowden
Honorable Mentions: Christina Jarmolinski; Jonathon Storch; and Carol Cowie.
As for the golf portion of the event, First and Second Place prizes were awarded to:
First Place: Bob Harrah, Brian Staats, Phillip Fenstermaker
Second Place: Dan Winsky, Tedd Catteau, Kyle Gebhart, Charles Capute
DCA would like to extend its appreciation to all participants; to committee members Alan Brock and Brittany Andrew, and especially to all the sponsors. Serving as Event sponsor was PNC Wealth Management; hole sponsors were: Simmons Center Market; Wallace & Associates; Bay Country Communications; Jon & Midge Ingersoll; Rock Lobstah, Harper & Sons, Harrington Insurance; Delco Packaging Products, Crosby & Associates,  and Harper & Sons.
Editor’s note: Spectrum is the weekly column of the Dorchester Arts Center. It is written by Mickey Love, executive director.               

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