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First animation entry included in annual High School Art Exhibition

June 4, 2019

KOKOMO, Ind. –  View artwork created by talented juniors and seniors from north central Indiana, in the 24th annual Indiana University Kokomo High School Art Exhibition.

Gallery director Tara Scott encouraged people to visit and see the paintings, drawings, sculptures, multimedia work, photos, and other artwork created by 52 high school juniors and seniors, representing six area high schools. She noted that it includes the exhibition’s first-ever animation entry, a short segment showing a Lego car being built.

“I always enjoy the High School Exhibition, because the creativity is amazing,” she said “When you walk in the gallery, you will see a wide array of work, in many mediums.”

The exhibition continues through June 14.

Award winners included:

Best of 3D: Megin Mentis, Eastern High School

Best of Drawing: Samantha Bragg, McCutcheon High School

Best of Digital Media: Bri Taylor, Peru High School

Best of Painting: Autumn Hines, Eastern High School                      

Best of 2D mixed media: Maria Xioufaridou, McCutcheon High School

Best of Composition: Sam Monize, Eastern High School

Honorable mention award winners included Cieara Anderson and Hannah Kot, Eastern High School; Nicole Huff, McCutcheon High School; Maddie Hall and Adhir Patel, Peru High School; and Jamie Howell-Slavey, Tri-Central High School.

Other artists participating included:

Eastern High School: Victoria Enstrom, Kylene Weber, and Taylor Yoder
Kokomo High School: Logan Carrico, Shelbi Corlett, Destinee Fannin, Kira Humes, Faith Macy, Emily Phillipe, A’Laya Berry Potts, and Faye Sutterthwaite
McCutcheon High School: Grace Auckley, Jadah Austin, Allison Forss, Savannah Gutohrel, Jilian Hoversland, and Kamryn Neal

Northfield High School: Allysa Haupert, Ariena Varner, and Athena Varner
Peru High School: Josh Adejokun, Abi Adkins, Emma Baker, Andrew “AJ” Bell, Chloey Darnell, Blake Edwards, Medora Oliver, Kassidy Rhinaman, Greyson Spohn, Kat Wagstaff, Grace Walsh, and Danielle Wenger
Tri-Central: Jaide Cassidy, Cassidy Colbert, Colten Dowden, Clay Hight, Allison Reed, Zoe Ryan, Hope Schroeder, and Beth Vaught 

The Art Gallery is in the IU Kokomo Library Building, 2300 S. Washington St.  Admission is free, and free parking is available on campus. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays; and closed Sundays and Fridays.

Indiana University Kokomo serves north central Indiana.

Last updated: 06/04/2019