Prime pupil artwork featured in Gaston County Museum art demonstrate

Additional than a hundred pieces of artwork established by young Gaston County artists are now on display screen on the Gaston County Museum web page.  

Stuart Cramer senior Molly Matthews won the 2021 edition of the Through An Artist's Eyes art show with her photography submission entitled, "Everyday."

Through An Artist’s Eyes, the museum’s annual juried art exhibit in partnership with Gaston County Colleges, was recently published to the museum’s web-site, where it will be shown right until Might 28. The show functions get the job done created by elementary, center and superior college students who attend community colleges in Gaston County.  

Categories for submissions include painting, pictures, printmaking, sculpture, comic art, ceramics, digital art, colour drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, crafts and black & white drawing. 

Shayla Philpot's digital artwork submission won second place in the high school division of the Gaston County Museum's Through An Artist's Eyes art show. Philpot is in ninth grade at Highland School of Technology.

Judges awarded first, next, 3rd and honorable mention awards. Very best of Demonstrate and a Director’s Decision are presented to a single center and 1 significant college pupil. A high school pupil who demonstrates assure and excellence wins the James C. Biggers Award. 

Artwork by elementary learners is not judged. 

Visit to see the artwork. 


High faculty: 

  • First place and Most effective of Show – “Each day” by Molly Matthews, 12th grade at Stuart W. Cramer High  
  • Second place – Untitled electronic artwork by Shayla Philpot, ninth quality at Highland University of Technology 
  • Third place – “Sun and Moon” by Allison Fogg, ninth grade at Hunter Huss High 
  • Honorable point out – “Black Lives Matter” by Talya Hunn, 12th quality at Hunter Huss High 
  • Director’s Preference – “Basketball Basquiat” by Drake Lytton, 10th quality at Cherryville High  
  • James C. Even bigger Award – “Woman” by Maria Casanova, 11th grade  

Middle faculty:  

  • First place and Most effective of Show – “In My Goals” by Camilla Bonilla, seventh grade at Southwest Middle  
  • Next place – “Riley” by Janie Neagle, eighth grade at Belmont Middle  
  • Third area – “Gotokuji Temple” by Giana Calantropio, eighth quality at Cramerton Middle  
  • Honorable mention – “My Preferred Breakfast” by Tabitha Aylsworth, eighth quality at Cramerton Middle  
  • Director’s Preference – “Starry Starry Night” by Kaylee Rojas, seventh quality at Grier Middle