Winners of Horry-Georgetown HS Artists Competition

Winners of Horry-Georgetown HS Artists Competition


20th Annual Juried Exhibition Offers Horry-Georgetown High School Artists Awards, Recognition
Myrtle Beach, SC –

Local high school artists had the opportunity to win cash prizes, sales and a museum showing of their work in the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum’s Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 20th Annual Juried Art Exhibition.
The exhibit opened Tuesday, April 23, with a reception open to the public on Sunday, April 28, from 1 – 3 p.m. along with an awards ceremony that was held at 1:30 p.m.  The works will be on view through May 26.
Cash prizes include Best in Show in either 2D or 3D ($200); First ($100), Second ($75) and Third place ($50) in both 2D and 3D works; plus eight Honorable Mentions two of which are sponsored by the Waccamaw Arts & Craft Guild. A People’s Choice Award will also be presented at the conclusion of the exhibition.
Schools that entered artwork are the Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology, Academy for Technology & Academics, Carolina Forest High School, Conway High School, The Georgetown School of Arts & Sciences, Loris High School, Lowcountry Preparatory School, Myrtle Beach High School, North Myrtle Beach High School, Socastee High School, St. James High School and Vine and Branches Homeschool Educators.
Jenna Monroe (Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology), A Woman in Her World, fiber, 18″ x 22″, Best in Show 2019.

Approximately 250 pieces were submitted for consideration in this year’s competition, and 89 pieces were chosen to be displayed at the Museum. This year, Conway, SC, artist Talbot Easton Selby judged the art.  The 2019 Best in Show was awarded to Jenna Monroe of the Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology for her piece A Woman in Her World.  

For more information please contact the Art Museum at 843-238-2510 or visit www.MyrtleBeachArtMuseum.org.
The Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 20th Annual Juried Art Exhibition is generously sponsored by HTC, Sandy Hubbard and Thomas Logan.
Award winners are as follows:
Best in Show: Jenna Monroe, A Woman in Her World, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

1st Place 3D: Glenn Courtney, We Need To Find a Balance, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

2nd Place 3D: Thomas Wrenn, Sun and Moon, Carolina Forest High School

 

3rd Place 3D: Caroline Elliott, Coral Bleaching, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

Honorable Mention 3D for outstanding use of traditional materials: Hannah DeMartino, City Sprout, St. James High School

 

Honorable Mention 3D outstanding use of non-traditional materials: Dakota Stone, Creeping Closer…, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

Honorable Mention 3D most thought-provoking work of art: William Williams, We Saved You a Seat, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

1st Place 2D: Katelynn Basile, Ground on which We Stand, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

2nd Place 2D: Kaylie Carpenter, Pomegranate Self-Portrait, Myrtle Beach High School

 

3rd Place 2D: Lottie Dorman, Hotel.blvd, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

Honorable Mention 2D for outstanding use of traditional materials: Guillermo Lopez, Sand to Sand, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

Honorable Mention 2D for outstanding use of non-traditional material: Destiny Opotzner, One Wooden Pug, St. James High School

 

Honorable Mention 2D for most thought-provoking work of art: Hitomi Kobayashi, Have You Seen My Mother?, Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology

 

Carolyn Powell Award for most effective use of color: Kathleen Cottingham, T.O.P., North Myrtle Beach High School

 

Judge’s Choice Award (sponsored by Waccamaw Arts and Crafts Guild): Izzy Thurlow, The Oyster Factory, Lowcountry Preparatory School
Image:
Katelynn Basile (Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology), Ground on which We Stand, oil, 48″ x 36″, 1st Place 2D.
Glenn Courtney (Academy for the Arts, Science & Technology), We Need To Find a Balance, blown glass and carved wood, 16″ x 13″ x 7″, 1st Place 3D

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is a wholly nonprofit institution located across from DoubleTree Resort by Hilton at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.  Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Admission is free, but donations are welcomed.  Components of Museum programs are funded in part by support from the City of Myrtle Beach and the South Carolina Arts Commission, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

For More Information

843.238.2510

www.MyrtleBeachArtMuseum.org

 

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