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2016 Student Competition Winner List

On Sunday, February 28th, Paulding Fine Arts Association held a Reception for the students and their parents at the Dallas Civic Center, then announced the Awards for the 29th Annual Student Art Competition. People enjoyed seeing the student's artwork and meeting the talented students.

This year we had 66 entries. 13 schools and 2 home school students participated. The top entries were from Poole with 26 entries, Nebo with 12 entries, Baggett with 11 entries, and Hopp Frog Music and Arts Academy with 5 entries.

Many THANKS to the parents and teachers who encouraged the students to enter the art competition and for supporting the Fine Arts in Paulding County!

We want to thank The Paulding Trophy Shop for our place ribbons again this year.
We want to thank artists, Mersia Martin and Robin Gant, for being our judges this year.
Many Paulding Fine Arts Volunteers helped with the Student Art Show this year: Leslie Grant, Joyce Walraven, Faye McLain, Thomas MacMillan, Judy Cooper, Julia Lindsey, Bruce Henry, Peggy Greenwood, Ken and Claudia McGarity, Paulette Cheek and Peggy Cline. Thanks for making this happen for the students!

Click here to see Photos of the Students and all their artwork on our facebook page.

2016 Winners in the 29th Annual Student Art Competition
Presented by the Paulding Fine Arts Association, Inc.

February 28, 2016

Age Group 6 and Under
First place - Kamryn Puckett
Second place - Alyssa Hale
Third place - Elijah B. Shaffer
Honorable Mention - Colin Jeanneret, Kathleen Rice, Mariah Cox, Juan Howes Jr.

Age Group 7-8
First place - Melina Austin
Second place - Evan Jeanneret
Third place - Laila Poole
Honorable Mention - Becky Peterson, Isabella Ramirez, Rowen Jacobs, Cooper Medley

Age Group 9-10
First place - Isabella Fields
Second place - Claire Wahle
Third place - Kailyn Blankenheim
Honorable Mention - Zoe Prentice, Kayli Chamrin, Katelynn Pittman, Rylie Murray, Jayla Gleaton

Age 11-12
First place - Rylie Jacobs
Second place - Connor Gragg
Third place - Caleb Hasty
Honorable Mention - Brooke White, Grace Senra, Ernesta Antione, Abi Stamper

Age 13-14
First place - John Peterson
Second place - Amber Freeman

Age 15-16
No entries

Age 17-18
First place - Ashley DeVan
Second place - Makensey Cash

Congratulations to ALL the students for entering!

The Student Show place winners artwork will be on display on the 2nd floor of the Historic Dallas Courthouse Gallery in the Large Classroom through the month of March. All artwork needs to be picked up by the end of March at the Historic Dallas Courthouse.

We are open to the public on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Please come see the artwork during the month of March and check out the artwork in our virtual gallery on our facebook page

Congratulations to all the 2016 Student Art Show participants!  Great job!