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Adair County students take eight prizes in regional art show

Adair County High Students' works entered in Caveland Regional Art Exhibit are now on display in LWC's Lucretia C. Begley Gallery
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By Emily Frymire
Lindsey Wilson College writer
COLUMBIA, KY. A total of eight Adair County High School students' artworks have been honored in a regional art show at Lindsey Wilson College.

The Adair County students placed in the fourth- annual Caveland Regional High School Exhibition.

The Caveland Region includes six Southcentral Kentucky schools: Adair County High School, Cumberland County High School, Grayson County High School, Marion County High School, Taylor County High School and Washington County High School.

This is the third year Lindsey Wilson has hosted the exhibit, which is now on display in Lindsey Wilson's Lucretia C. Begley Gallery. The exhibit features mixed media pieces, drawing, fashion design, photography and digital media works.

The Kentucky Art Education Association will provide cash prizes for each of 16 categories and Best of Show, Best Two-Dimensional and Best Three-Dimensional pieces.

Lindsey Wilson will offer five art scholarships to high school seniors who participated in the exhibit and attend Lindsey Wilson in the fall of 2006.

The Adair County students who were honored in the show are:
  • Samantha Wheeler, best three- dimensional and first place for ceramics entitled Rapture;

  • Clint Scott, third place for oil or acrylic painting, Between the Berries and Me;

  • Jessie Baldwin, first place for pencil drawing, Self Portrait, first place for pastel, crayon, charcoal drawing, Untitled (figure drawing);

  • Amanda Chadwell, second place for fiber arts and textile design, Batik Pillow-Quilted;

  • Laura Allen, first place for fashion design, T-Shirt Drip Art;

  • Whitney Stearms, second place for ceramics, Pots & Dots;

  • Jessica Harmon, third place for ceramics, Selective Sight, first place cultural heritage/diversity, Temple of Anubis; and

  • Laura Allen, first place for digital media, Water and Earth; second place for digital media, Digital Shades of Blue.
The 2006 Caveland Regional Art Exhibition this year is outstanding, said Lori Sargent, Caveland High School Art Competition Exhibit coordinator and associate professor of art and education at Lindsey Wilson.

Tim Smith, professor of art at Lindsey Wilson, was impressed with the works on display from talented high school seniors. This is the best high school exhibit weve seen, he said.The exhibit is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST through March 20. The Lucretia C. Begley Gallery is located in W.W. Slider Humanities Center.The college will conclude the exhibit with a public reception and awards ceremony on Friday, March 24, beginning at 5:30 p.m. CST.

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Fourth Annual Caveland Art Exhibit at Lucretia Begley Gallery

2006-03-09 - Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia, KY - Photo Emily Frymire, LWC. Lindsey Wilson College is sponsoring the fourth-annual Caveland Regional High School Exhibition. The exhibit of high school seniors works is on display in the Lucretia Begley Gallery at Lindsey Wilson College.
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