2019 Alabama Statewide Student Juried Art Exhibition

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The Statewide Student Juried Art Exhibition was a success! Shelby County Arts Council hosted high school students (10th-12th grade; ages 15-18) from across Alabama and the top 54 pieces were selected out of 350 plus entries. The Shelby County Arts Council, in partnership with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History and the University of Montevallo Department of Art, presented the 2019 Statewide Student Juried Art Exhibition.

The categories of submissions at this Statewide exhibition included Painting (Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor), Drawing, Photography, 3D Design and Mixed Media. The students did great in expressing themselves through the art work in the various categories.

The Shelby County Arts Council congratulates and acknowledges ALL the High School contestants for their hard work and sharing their talents! Continue to be inspired and keep the passion for the arts alive wherever you go!

Let us look at the TOP entries under each category as judged by Professors of Art from both UAB and The University of Montevallo :


Best in Show Winner-Minjae Kim, Alabama School of Fine Arts

Best of Drawing-Emma Carr, Oak Mountain HS

Best of Photography-Raven Harrington, Hoover HS

Best of Mixed Media-Minjae Kim, Alabama School of Fine Arts

Best of 3D Design-Ky Martin, Hoover HS

Best of Painting-Allison Bryant, St. Paul’s Episcopal School

Executive Director Award- Lily McVey, Pell City HS

Staff Choice Award-Sarah Steelman, New Hope HS 

Let us also consider the following honors:

Honorable Mentions

Hannah Einhorn-Jamens Clemens HS

Amanda Grate-Saint James HS

Olivia Hunt-Hoover HS

Averie Covin-Athens HS

Bailey Greene-Dayspring Academy

Mary Catherine Touloupis-The Altamont School

Taylor Shuford-St. Pauls Episcopal School

Heath McNeill- Hoover HS



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