Riverwood International Charter High School Junior pen and ink
Dana Munson, instructor
Best of Show: Clara Bensimon, "Elephant," Riverwood International Charter High School Junior, Dana Munson instructor
2nd Place: Rina Yoo, "Invisible Barrier," Lambert High School Sophomore, Kim D'Allen instructor
3rd Place: Whitney Davis, "The Long Goodbye," Roswell High School Senior, Travis Carr instructor
4th Place: Lina Chitadze, "Lonely Street," Chamblee Charter High School Junior, Lisa Guyton instructor
5th Place: Mika Muta, "70's Feel," Milton High School Senior, Heather Meyer instructor
6th Place: Amos Kang, "Blindness," Lassiter High School Senior, Suzette Spinelli instructor
7th Place: Matthew Spencer, "A Fishing Village," Holy Spirit Preparatory School Junior, Rockie Rondeau instructor
8th Place: Anna Lee, "Cell," Woodward Academy Junior, Chris Greenway instructor
Best Art Department
Congratulations to the 2017 Best ArtDepartment, Kim D'Allen from Lambert High School
This award is given to one submitting school each year by the AHSAE, sponsored by the Center for Puppetry Arts. This award "recognizes a school and instructors who successfully nurture students' enthusiasm for art, consistently produce strong work, encourage good craftsmanship and presentation and offer a professional role model for students considering art as a career path."
Jeff Domke of the Center for Puppetry Arts will visit Brookwood High School with a performance this spring.
Lambert High School Sophomore acrylic on canvas
Kim D'Allen, instructor
Honorable Mention artworks, in no particular order:
-Jodi Enders, "Self-Portrait, Alter-Ego," Alpharetta High School Senior, Kendra McGill instructor
-Isra Quadri, "Stephanie," Atlanta Girls' School Junior, Susan Joss instructor
-June Lee, "Alter Ego," Lambert High School Senior, Kim D'Allen instructor
-Emily Zhang, "Mahjong Players," Lambert High School Sophomore, Kim D'Allen instructor
-Sophie Baez, "New York State of Mind," Milton High School Senior, Heather Meyer instructor
-Kyra Ehle, "Electric Feel," North Gwinnett High School Sophomore, Yvette Kim instructor
-Kai Gee, "Self Portrait," Paideia School Senior, Madeleine Soloway instructor
-Kaiya Plagenhoef, "Band of Brothers," Walton High school Junior, Kathleen Petka instructor
Congratulations to the 143 art students from around Atlanta who created artwork for the exhibition in the 81st Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Piedmont Park, April 7-9, 2017.
Art Institute of Atlanta
Art Institute of Atlanta (Dunwoody) events and exhibits. This spring, March of 2018, Ai Atlanta will again sponsor an award event and display 40 pieces of AHSAE work for the weeks prior to the festival.
OUMA, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
OUMA has displayed AHSAE winners for years. In 2015 OUMA hosted an AHSAEBest of Show Retrospective, displaying 7 years of Bests from as far back as 1974.
Watkins College of Art
Participating from Nashville, Tennessee, Watkins has donated tuition scholarships for a decade.