Roswell High School
Travis Carr, instructor
Best of Show: Alan Barrett, "Growing Apart," Roswell High School, Travis Carr instructor
2nd Place: Nathanael Surgbally, "Pockets, Are There Too Many?" New Manchester High School, Ashley Houlihan instructor
3rd Place: Alex Ledbetter, "I & Myself," North Atlanta High School, Rachael Fleming instructor
4th Place: Keara Walsh, "Close Relations," Milton High School, Drew Brown instructor
5th Place: Julia Tang, "Untitled," Forsyth High School, Amy Holland instructor
6th Place: Hannah Kepner, "Head in the Clouds," Milton High School, Heather Meyer instructor
7th Place: Alana Merman-Bunnell, "Kirwanyi," Paideia School, Madeleine Soloway instructor
8th Place: Ana Gonzalez, "Columbiana," Norcross High School, Angela Cronon instructor
9th Place: Cecilia Zabala, “He Does it Because He Likes You,” North Springs Charter High School, Lauren Dellaria, Instructor
10th Place: Jack Li, “Turbulence”
Brookwood High School, Elizabeth Debban, Instructor
Best Art Department: Milton High School
Congratulations to the 2018 Best Art Department, Drew Brown and Heather Meyer from Milton High School.
This award is given to one submitting school each year by the AHSAE, sponsored by the Hudgens Center for Art and Learning. 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."
Pockets, Are There Too Many?
New Manchester High School
Ashley Houlihan, instructor
Honorable Mention artworks, in no particular order:
Vanessa Saad, “Working Out Ideas,” Brookwood High School, Chris Vigardt, Instructor
Ian Harmon, “To My Coy Mistress,” Brookwood High School, Chris Vigardt, Instructor
Nick Williams, “Self-portrait,” Druid Hills High School, Noelle Petersen, Instructor
Emma Rohwer, “Spiral Suspension,” Milton High School, Heather Meyer, Instructor
Abby Burnett, “The Stranger,” Milton High School, Drew Brown, Instructor
Rebekah Ressler, “Tell Me How You Really Feel,” Norcross High School, Angela Cronon, Instructor
Camryn Bossinas, “String Theory,” Roswell High School, Travis Carr, Instructor
Pamela Turley, “Religion,” Union Grove High School, Laura Coleman Owen, Instructor
Albert Zhang, “Urban Jungle,” Westminster School, Ben Steele, Instructor
Congratulations to the 143 art students from around Atlanta who created artwork for the exhibition in the 82nd Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Piedmont Park, April 10-12, 2018.
People's Choice Award 2018
2018 People's Choice Award
Julia Tang, "Untitled," South Forsyth High School, Amy Holland instructor.
Peoples' Choice Runner-Up
Grace Murphy, "Bordeaux," Lassiter High School, Suzette Spinelli instructor.
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.