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New Artists 2017
High School Students Art Exhibition

On Exhibit
March 9
April 22, 2017

Opening Reception
Thursday, March 9, 2017
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Admission: Free/Open to the Public

2017 Curator's Choice Award
Kadee Jensen

Kadee Jensen, a senior at Glacier High School, won this year’s Curator’s Choice Award. Jensen’s piece, “Drops of Lava,” is a beautifully crafted ceramic teapot that also incorporates bamboo and copper. The work is perfectly balanced and technically exquisite. “Working with clay is one of my favorite things,” she remarked. Jensen studies art with GHS Art Department Head Josh Lancaster. The Curator’s Choice Award comes with a cash award of $100 and a one-year membership to the Hockaday Museum of Art.

 Angel Gonzales Curators Choice Winner
Drops of Lava
Kadee Jensen
Glacier High School, Grade 12
Clay, 7.5" x 8" x 7"


2017 People's Choice Award
Tyler Hong

Tyler Hong, a junior at Flathead High School, won the People's Choice Award. Hong's drawing, "Her," is a captivating, highly detailed portrait inspired by realism. "The amount of time and effort put into this piece was influenced by family members and art instructors who have helped me learn and grow," he said. Hong is a student of FHS Art Instructor Cody Hoon. The People's Choice Award comes with a one-year Hockaday Museum membership.

Tyler Hong
Flathead High School, Grade 11
Graphite, 13" X 19"

 About the Exhibit

This annual exhibition showcases the artistic accomplishments of students attending local high schools. The talent of these young and upcoming artists is exemplified by the paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewlery and mixed media pieces selected by each school.

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