Louplatte Conference 2019
Participating Students: front row, left, Brianna Cassell, Bryce Christensen, Hayley Fox, Lauryn Schuller; middle row, left, Claire Kaslon, Breanna Wills-Paxton, Zana Schirm, Jewell Dixson, Analeiah Zamora; back row, left, Caleb Lagenheder, Hunter Clark, Coy Kuchta, Zoi Hymer, Braden Stepanek, Sage Shriner. Not pictured, Brianna Kelly, and Ejanae Handy-Maly.
The St. Paul art students received the conference title at the Louplatte Art Conference held at Centura on April 30, 2019. There were nine conference schools each school entered 25 pieces of artwork. There were two judges that juried the art show and St. Paul received 108 points. The school placing 2nd received 88 points, and the 3rd place school received 64 points. Cathy Lemmerman, St. Paul Art Instructor, commented, "The artwork entered this year from all of the participating schools was very impressive. I am very proud of all my art students and their commitment to creating art that is truly remarkable." Currently, the artwork is displayed at the St. Paul Public Library until April 26th.
Caleb Langenheder received two 4th place ribbons for his drawings; Coy Kuchta received a 4th place ribbon for his scratchboard, a 1st place medal and Best of Show (three-dimensional) for his sculpture; Jewell Dixson received a 1st place medal and a 2nd place ribbon for her colored drawings also a 5th place ribbon for her pointillism; Ejanae Handy-Maly received a 6th place ribbon for her charcoal drawing; Analeiah Zamora, participant for her guitar sculpture; Lauryn Schuller received a 5th place ribbon for her printmaking; Zoi Hymer, participant for her photography; Sage Shriner received a 2nd place ribbon for her photography; Bryce Christensen, participant for his mixed media sculpture; Brianna Cassell received a 6th place ribbon for her mixed media; Brianna Kelly received an honorable mention for her mixed media; Zana Schirm received an honorable mention for her felting; Claire Kaslon receive a 1st place medal and a 5th place ribbon for her batiks and a participation for her painting; Breanna Wills-Paxton received a 2nd place ribbon for her batik; Hayley Fox received a 4th place ribbon for her batik; Hunter Clark received a 1st place medal for his wheel thrown bowl with lid and a 3rd place ribbon for his thrown casserole dish; Braden Stepanek received a 2nd place ribbon for his thrown vase and a 6th place ribbon for his wheel thrown plate.