2023 AHSAE Award-Winning Artists
Above: Fifth Place AHSAE and Third Place Anne Brodie Hill Award
"Younger Brother" (cropped image)
Alpharetta High School Junior
Alaa Belkasim, instructor
TOP TEN AHSAE WORKS
Best in Show—Yinglin Zhou, “Divergent,” soft pastel, Chattahoochee High School, Kara Rice, instructor
2nd Place & J.L. Brooks Art Achievement Award/Georgia Watercolor Society: Ola Baker, “Leading,” soft pastel, Parkview High School Senior, Susan Duncan, instructor.
3rd Place & Lucy Award/Georgia Watercolor Society: Elizabeth Tian, “Maladaptive Daydream,” mixed media, Wesleyan School Junior, Meagan Brooker, instructor
4th Place & 1st Place Judy Greenberg Memorial Award/Georgia Watercolor Society: Katie Hwang, “Window Shopping at Ponce de Leon Avenue,” watercolor, Peachtree Ridge High School Senior, Hope Steele, instructor
5th Place & 3rd Place Anne Brodie Hill Award/Georgia Watercolor Society: Faye Lu, “Younger Brother,” watercolor, Alpharetta High School Junior, Alaa Belkasim, instructor
6th Place: Michelle Severson, “Weighted,” graphite, East Coweta High School Senior, Patrice Newell, instructor
7th Place: Gaeun Lee, “Passing Time,” mixed media sculpture, East Coweta High School Senior, George McMillan, instructor
8th Place: Anna Rohn, “Desperate Aspect of Self,” ballpoint pen, North Atlanta High School Senior, Allison Shepard, instructor
9th Place: Naperia Wilson, “Giant Red Velvet Cannoli,” resin, North Springs High School Senior, Chris Sandlin, instructor
10th Place: Nasia Phipps, “As Above, So Below,” North Atlanta High School Senior, Allison Shepard, instructor
HONORABLE MENTIONS AHSAE
Second Place Jay Shapiro Memorial Award, Honorable Mention AHSAE: Rebekah Shin, “Over the Gate,” Georgia School of Mathematics and Technology, Lauren Phillips, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Margaret McNally, “Dolly Blue,” colored pencil, Chamblee High School Junior, Kim Landers, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Jordan, “Farewells,” oil on paper, Galloway School Senior, Hall Ruttan, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Maggie Cooney, “A Man of Regret,” charcoal, Lassiter High School Senior, Suzette Spinelli, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Camille (Dex) Risby, “Shattered Heart,” mixed media, North Atlanta High School Senior, Allison Shepard, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Mary Woody, “Resting Self,” charcoal, North Atlanta High School Junior, Allison Shepard, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Jacelynn Davis, “Woodland Series,” clay, Saint Francis High School Junior, Barb Swanner, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Sanjana Konduru, “Fear,” ballpoint pen, Walton High School Sophomore, Kathleen Petka, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Eva Acker, “City Girls,” mixed media, Woodward Academy Junior, Mary Engelhardt, instructor
Honorable Mention AHSAE: Guy Haller, “Wabi Sabi Face Jug,” clay, North Paulding High School Junior, Emma Worthy, instructor
HONORABLE MENTIONS GEORGIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY
Honorable Mention Georgia Watercolor Society: Madi Lutes, “Fruit Bats,” watercolor, North Paulding High School Senior, Anne Aurand, instructor
Honorable Mention Georgia Watercolor Society: Katie Baum, “Poker,” watercolor, Roswell High School Junior, Travis Carr, instructor
2018 People's Choice Award
Julia Tang, "Untitled," South Forsyth High School, Amy Holland instructor.
Grace Murphy, "Bordeaux," Lassiter High School, Suzette Spinelli instructor.
Art Institute of Atlanta (Dunwoody): Beginning March 8, Ai Atlanta will display 25 pieces of 2019 AHSAE work for the weeks prior to the festival.
OUMA has displayed AHSAE winners for years. In 2015 OUMA hosted an AHSAE Best of Show Retrospective, displaying 7 years of Bests from as far back as 1974.