SFCC's Regional High School Exhibition a success!
Students from five high schools participated in the First Annual Regional High School exhibition. At the April 18 opening reception at the Visual Arts Center, cash awards were announced for winners in the various categories. Check out the exhibition, which continues through April 28.
Here are the participants from the various schools with the winners designated:
Santa Fe High School
Saige Guevara Dean’s Choice $100
Lien Tran Best Concept $100
Dean James Wysong congratulates Kaieva Jade Carpenter.
Santa Fe Waldorf School
Kaieva Jade Carpenter Outstanding Creative Merit $100
New Mexico School for the Arts
Amorese Stephenson Rios
Elena Bunker Ruiz Honorable Mention $50
Magdalene Ruth Sanchez Honorable Mention $50
Sophia Van Luchene
Mandela International Magnet
Dean Wysong congratulates Max Tischler of The Masters Program for Best of Show.
Max Tischler Best of Show $500
There was a strong showing for this first juried high school art exhibition. Director of Art on Campus Linda Cassel said, “It was a success for our first year and will be bigger and better next year.” Thank you to SFCC Foundation for support with the awards.
Special guests in attendance for the opening included: Superintendent of Santa Fe Public Schools Larry Chavez, Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Schools Michael Hagele, Santa Fe Public School Board Member Carmen Gonzales, Art Education Coordinator, Santa Fe Public Schools Cristina Gonzalez, SFCC President Becky Rowley, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Margaret Peters, Dean of Liberal Arts and School of Art and Design James Wysong and Assistant Dean of Liberal Arts and School of Art and Design Shalimar Krebs.
Stop by this week to see the exhibition this week. It will be on display 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Thursday.