CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) The Arkansas PBS (AETN) will host the 51st annual "Young Arkansas Artists" traveling exhibition Sept. 3-21.
The exhibit includes 36 pieces from the "Young Arkansas Artists 51st Annual Exhibition," which is organized by the Arkansas Arts Center with the cooperation of the Arkansas Department of Education. The competition is open to K-12 Arkansas public and private school students. Entries must be original works created under a teachers supervision during the school year. Members of the Arkansas Art Educators Association select works based on originality and artistic merit.
This year, 177 Arkansas schools submitted a total of 667 works of art, from which 116 paintings, drawings and mixed media pieces were selected for the exhibit.
Of those pieces, the following 36 artworks will be featured at AETN:
Cross Contour Hands, Veronica Ocampo, fifth grade, Blazing Art School.
Curious Cub, Sophia Becker, seventh grade, Cabot Junior High North.
Lily & Pear, Jennifer Wallace, seventh grade, Cabot Junior High South.
At the Cross, Lauren Calhoun, eighth grade, Cabot Junior High South.
Caladiums, Emily Richards, ninth grade, Cabot Junior High South.
Wood Song, Hunter Godsey, 10th grade, Cabot High School.
Reflections, Nikayla Hughes, 11th grade, Dewitt High School.