Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
By Julie Bulau
Entries from two EV-W artists were judged best of show and handed supperior ratings at the Minnesota State High School League Visual Art sectional contest May 2 at New London.
Senior Morgan Meyer in the category of computer graphic arts and freshman Stephanea Roeser in the category of ceramics, earned top honors and will be qualified for state.
The two will have their work on display at the seventh annual Minnesota State Visual Arts High School Exhibition Saturday, May 19, at the College of Visual Arts in St. Paul. The event is sponsored by the CVA along with the Art Educators of Minnesota and support from the Minnesota State High School League.
The 2012 exhibition highlights Judge's Choice Spotlight on the Arts winners from the statewide MSHSL Visual Art section festivals. The Judge's Choice winners are given the opportunity to display their work, discuss their artistic process, and celebrate their achievement in the CVA Gallery.
An optional workshop and reception for families and friends will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m. An award ceremony will begin at 2:15 p.m. Participants are welcome to take their artwork at the end of the reception.
A number of other EV-W artists earned superior ratings at the section competition. They were Maria Roeser in drawing, Misty Aho in painting, Trever Steenblock in crafts, Morgan Schlangen in crafts, Gavin Hofmann in printmaking, and Morgan Schlangen in computer graphic arts.
The following students received Excellent Ratings: Morgan Meyer and Danielle Wagner in drawing, Kaila Lorentsen in painting, Sofie Linulf in sculpture, Kalia Lorentzen in crafts, Morgan Schlangen in printmaking, Maria Roeser in ceramics, Matt Benson in mixed media, Karlee Hanson in mixed media, and Karlee Hanson in computer graphic arts.
EV-W art teacher Carolyn Becher was the group's advisor.