Fifth grader Kieran Rogers poses with his “Summer in Alaska” photo and his Jean Jack Award winning “Peaches

Mercer Island Visual Arts League hosts 42nd Junior Art Show

The Mercer Island Visual Arts League (MIVAL) hosted the 42nd annual Junior Art Show, featuring art created by Islanders in kindergarten through high school, during last weekend's annual Summer Celebration event.

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 5:02pm
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The Mercer Island Visual Arts League (MIVAL) hosted the 42nd annual Junior Art Show, featuring art created by Islanders in kindergarten through high school, during last weekend’s annual Summer Celebration event.

Fifty-eight art pieces were submitted in art categories of drawing, painting, crafts, sculpture, photography and digital art. Awards were given to 35 art pieces in all the different categories.

This event has been sponsored by and held at Wells Fargo Bank for the past 19 years. Special awards were contributed by Cascade Frames, Terra Bella, MIVAL, the Jean Jack Memorial, Hartman Ltd and Franca Martin, one of the original organizers of the event.

List of winners

Grades K – 2

Painting/Drawing/Photography

1st Place: Isabelle Anderson, 2nd Grade, My Pinecone, Pastel Drawing

2nd Place: Cole Robbins, 1st Grade, Octopus, Charcoal

3rd Place: Michael Shea, 1st Grade, Cool Space Stuff, Oil Pastels/Glue/Pencil

Honorable Mention: Michael Shea, 1st Grade, City Faces, Oil Pastels/Marker

Craft/Sculpture

Luke Sincock, 2nd Grade, Sail Day, Tape, Markers, Cardboard

Grades 3 – 5

Painting/Drawing/Photography

1st Place: Kieran Rogers, 5th Grade, Summer in Alaska, Photography

2nd Place: Julie Pearman, 4th Grade, Haunted House, Watercolor

3rd Place: Savannah Austen, 4th Grade, Tropical Toucan, Pencil Drawing

Honorable Mention: Jack Dalton, 4th Grade, A View From Cap Sante, Photography

Craft/Sculpture:

1st Place: Rose Haba, 3rd Grade, Life’s Balancing Act, Glazed Ceramic

2nd Place: Varenna Ronald, 4th Grade, Balloon, Mosaic (stained glass/grout cement)

3rd Place: Rees Durken, 5th Grade, Driftwood at Chalkins Landing, Standing Photo

Grades 6 – 8

Painting/Drawing/Photography

1st Place: Cecilia Chiappone, 8th Grade, Galaxy, Watercolor

2nd Place: Sophia Scull, 8th Grade, Portrait of Uncle Scott, Acrylic on Canvas/Photocopy

3rd Place: Cecilia Chiappone, 8th Grade, Emerald City, Watercolor

Honorable Mention: Cecilia Chiappone, 8th Grade, Empathy, Watercolor

Craft/Sculpture

1st Place: Sophia Scull, 8th Grade, Fire Breathing Dragon’s Egg, Blown Glass

2nd Place: Charles Wischman, 7th Grade, Blue Boy, Clay and Glaze

3rd Place: Sarah Fredrickson, 7th Grade, Rainbow Face, Standing Acrylic

Grades 9 – 12

Painting/Drawing/Photography

1st Place: Joie Lim, 11th Grade, Elephant, Ballpoint Pen

2nd Place: Alison Cary, 11th Grade, Keep, Digital Painting

3rd Place: Laurence Tomura, 10th Grade, Top of the World, Digital piece done on a computer and graphics tablet

Honorable Mention: Joie Lim, 11th Grade, Moonlight, White Charcoal

Craft/Sculpture

1st Place: Libby Hetzel, 9th Grade, Fawn with Butterfly, Paper Mache

2nd Place: Jonathan Osman, 12th Grade, untitled (Space Needle), Ceramic

3rd Place: Jonathan Osman, 12th Grade, untitled (Globe), Ceramic

Honorable Mention: Libby Hetzel, 9th Grade, Robin’s Nest, Kiln Glass

Special Awards

Cascade Frames Award

Rose Haba, 3rd Grade, Standing Proud, Acrylic on Canvas

Jean Jack Memorial Awards

Brandon Hill, 9th Grade, Spring Barn, Watercolor

Kieran Rogers, 5th Grade, Peaches, Acrylic on Canvas

Franca Martin Awards

Laurence Tomura, 10th Grade, Top of the World, Digital piece created on computer and graphics tablet

Sophia Scull, 8th Grade, Portrait of Uncle Scott, Acrylic on Canvas/Photocopy

Hartman LTD Awards

Libby Hetzel, 9th Grade, Fawn with Butterfly, Paper Mache

Joie Lim, 11th Grade, Elephant, Ballpoint Pen

Terra Bella Award

Sarah Gest, 9th Grade, Riveted Bracelet, copper, nickel silver, wire, aluminum

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