WCA Students attend MSHL Visual Art Festival

Written by Kraig Hunter on . Posted in News

2016 MSHL Visual Art Festival was held at M-State in Fergus Falls.  There were 14 students from WCA who entered work in the show.  The show was open from Feb 13th-March 3rd.  There are 8 categories that students can enter work; Drawing, Painting, Media Arts, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Craft & Print Making.  Each work is judged 3 times and the average of those scores is used to determine placing.  The top third receive a Superior rating and a medal, middle third an Excellent rating and certificate.  There is an award for best in category and an overall best in show award as well.   Of the works entered by WCA students 3 students received Superior; Micaela Howley in Photography, Wyatt Odegaard in Photography and Taylor Prahl in Painting.  5 students received an Excellent rating; Kali Johnson in Painting, Ryleigh Johnson in Photography, Danielle Hoberg in Drawing, Liz Zinke in Mixed Media, and Jordan Nohre in Painting.  In addition Jordan Nohre's Painting has been chosen to be included in and additional show at the LRAC Gallery in Fergus Falls.  The work will be displayed there until April 13th with a reception for the students on that day.
    Mrs. Addie Stark, the Art Teacher at WCA, along with 17 students visited M-State on March 3rd to participate in a day of Art and learning.  Students attended a play, had lunch and awards, checked out the student exhibit, and attended several workshops put on by M-state.  "It is always a highlight of the year for students to see what they have done displayed and take pride in there work. "

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