PHOTO BY MIKE WEST

The 2019 Youth Art Show was judged by local graphic artist Joseph Falletta. He is shown here judging ceramic 3-dimensional art by a Sulphur High School student. The item he is viewing earned a Judge’s Choice award. Looking on during the judging is the show’s Coordinator, Tina Miller.

PHOTO BY MIKE WEST

This intriguing portrait was picked over 384 competing artworks for the top award of Best of Show in the annual Youth Art Show. The winner is Hanna Cottrell, a student at Stratford High School.The award comes with a ribbon and $100 cash prize.

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Sulphur High School had the largest number of entries in the 2019 Youth Art Show. This is one of several walls on which they displayed their works.

There was a huge number of art entries in this year’s Youth Art Show.The Artists of the Arbuckles show volunteers had to install a “movable wall” to accommodate these works from Davis High School.

Big Youth Art Show Opens In Sulphur

2019 Show Opens With 385 Entries; One Of The Biggest In Recent Memory

What a difference a year makes! The annual Youth Art Show opened on Friday, April 5, and is proving to be a popular success. Last year’s show was adversely affected by bad weather, school closings, an art teacher on leave, and even a statewide teacher walkout.

The 2019 show is the largest in recent memory with 385 art entries by middle school students, high school students, and home schooled youth. Last year’s art entries were half that figure.

The show is held at the Jean Carr Gallery downtown. It is sponsored by the Artists of the Arbuckles.

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