O'Neal Prevails at Young People's Arts Festival 2019

The Moore County Arts Council is hosting its 2019 Young People’s Arts Festival this month. The Campbell House is full of art from schools all over Moore County. The exhibit will be open through March 28th. Two walls are dedicated to O’Neal submittals. Of the 34 exhibits, half of them are decorated with a ribbon. In a reception on March 1st at the exhibit, O’Neal students were recognized for their accomplishments. O’Neal won the overall high school award. O'Neal also placed 3rd in the elementary school division out of 16 other schools. Special congratulations goes to sophomore Naomi Johnson for winning the Festival’s Judges Choice award with her drawing – “Medusa”.

2019 Arts Council Young People’s Art Awards O’Neal Winners

Upper School – High School Category
Painting:             Trygve O’Grady, Junior - 1st Place with “Toasty”
                           Molly Mansker, Junior - 3rd   Place with “Autumn Vanitas”      
Drawing:             Naomi Johnson, Sophomore - 1st Place with “Medusa” – Judges Choice
                           Molly Mansker, Junior - Honorable Mention with “Shabbat Shalom”
Drawing Colour: Trygve O’Grady, Junior - 1st Place with “Pawn”
Mixed Medium:    Tshering Blackwell, Sophomore - 3rd Place
                             Bray Woodard, Junior - Honorable Mention with “5949 Checkmate”
Printmaking:         Matthew Ryals, Sophomore - 2nd Place with “Hank”
                             Bella Royal, Senior - 3rd Place with “Can-Can”
3D:                       Naomi Johnson, Sophomore - 1st Place
Middle School – Middle School Category

Drawing:              Charlotte Renner, 8th grade – Honorable Mention
Printmaking:        Robert Corcoran, 6th grade – 1st place
3D:                       Alyssa Furie, 8th Grade – 2nd Place
                            Joanna Hu & Oliva Antil – Honorable Mention
Lower/Middle School – Elementary School Category
Painting:              Tyler Kuhn, 1st grade – Honorable Mention with “Patriotic Owl”
Mixed Medium: Taylor Graves, 5th grade – Honorable Mention
                          Paul Dana, 2nd grade – Honorable Mention with “Winter Birds”
    • 1st Place Drawing and Judge's Choice - Naomi Johnson

    • 1st Place Printmaking - Robert Corcoran

    • 1st Place Drawing Colour - Trygve O'Grady

    • 1st Place Painting - Trgyve O'Grady

    • 1st Place 3D - Naomi Johnson

    • 2nd Place - Printmaking - Matthew Ryals

    • 2nd Place - 3D - Alyssa Furie

    • 3rd Place - Printmaking - Bella Royal

    • 3rd Place-- Mixed Medium - Tshering Blackwell

    • 3rd Place - Painting - Molly Mansker

    • Honorable Mention -Drawing - Charlotte Renner

    • Honorable Mention - Mixed Medium - Bray Woodward

    • Honorable Mention - 3D - Joanna Hu & Olivia Antil

    • Honorable Mention - Mixed Medium - Paul Dana

    • Honorable Mention - Mixed Medium - Taylor Graves

    • Honorable Mention - Drawing - Molly Mansker

    • Honorable Mention - Painting - Tyler Kuhn

    • Elementary Wall - O'Neal exhibits

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