Four Sartell artists win top awards
Four young artists in Sartell have won top awards in the High School Art Exhibition and Competition.
This year 125 art works were submitted for the contest. The winning artists will be honored from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at the Great River Regional Public Library, St. Cloud. Many of the art works are now on display there through April 22.
The Sartell artists who won are Claire Miller, who won first place in the drawing category for her pastel “The Calf” (photo above); Taylor Daniels, who won first place in the oil acrylic category for her painting, “Summer Nights;” Katelyn Evenson, who won “Best of Show” for her 3-D sculpture entitled “Look at Yourself,”and Sienna Schroeder, who won the Ellingston Award for a photograph entitled “Beijing Traffic.”
Miller also has five oil paintings on display at the Harvey Schroeder Painting Studio of Elk River Annual Student Exhibit at the Sherburne County Government Center in Elk River which runs until May 3. She will also have three pastels on display at the Paramount for the I Am An Artist! Teacher-Artist Residency Exhibition which runs from April 26-May 24 including her portrait entitled “Elise“ which won a first-place blue ribbon for 8th-grade pastel at the Minnesota State Fair last August. The exhibit will also feature the works of one of her mentors, John Heckman, of the Riverside Art Studio and Gallery in St. Cloud.
Daniels, Evenson and Schroeder attend Sartell High School. Miller attends Cathedral High School.