High school art show reception is Sunday

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Farmington High School student Emma Govreau has won the Best of Show award for her ceramic piece, "Play Ball," at the 16th Annual Juried High School Art Exhibit at the Margaret Harwell Art Museum.

High school students from area districts were invited to submit up to 12 original works created in the 2015-16 school year.

The winning pieces will be displayed at the museum through April 24.

The public is invited to an opening reception to be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday to honor students, their teachers and family. The award presentation will be at 2 p.m.

The following students have been selected as winners in each category:

Painting: Ali Cornelius of Puxico, first place "Walking Along the Dock"; Annabel Martinez of Farmington, second place "Ballerina"; Katie Coleman of Dexter, third place "Curls"; and Ali Cornelius of Puxico, honorable mention "Winter in the City."

Drawing: Janie Lindsey of Dexter, first place "Co-exist"; second place "Pretty Woman"; third Place "Innocence of Silence"; and Jolissa Culbertson of Puxico, honorable mention "Coat of May Colors."

Mixed Media: Makayla Waldner of Dexter, first place "Magic of Gravity"; Katie Coleman of Dexter, second place "Violet Eyes"; Jasmine Coleman of Farmington, third place "Untitled"; and Ali Cornelius of Puxico, honorable mention "Kurt Korbain."

Fiber: Emma Govreau of Farmington, first place "Only in My Dreams"; Samantha Lucas of Poplar Bluff, second place "Tin Man's Heart"; and Bryson Burns of Poplar Bluff, third place "Reed."

Three Dimensional: Emma Govreau of Farmington, first place 'Play Ball" and second place "Innocent Animals"; Analee McAllister of Puxico, third place "Young Love"; and Chris Siler of Puxico, honorable mention "All Mixed Up Craziness."

More information about this exhibit and the museum can be found on online at www.mham.org or on Facebook.

The museum is open noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Guided group tours are available by calling 573-686-8002. Admission is free. The museum is physically impaired accessible.

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