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"Painting is easy when you don't know how, but impossible when you do."
    -- Edgar Degas


Jones Middle Art takes 3rd in Scarecrow Competition

North Gwinnett Visual Arts Brings Home Major Awards at the NAHS Throwdown

March 13, 2018

NGHS named as State Champions of the National Art Honor Society Art Throwdown!

Among this great accomplishment, they also took home many other awards.

North Gwinnett NAHS Throwdown Overall winner 1st place

NAHS sponsor of the year award: Mr. Dallas Gillespie

Helen Fleming stone scholarship: 1st place. Joseph Hwang

Senior Portfolio: 1st place. Joseph Hwang

Museum curator: 1st place Ashley & Connie

Logo design: 1st place Erica Wang, 3rd place Brynn Fuqua

Face to Face: 3rd place Joseph Hwang

Pin Up show:
1st place 2D- Allen Ding
1st place 3D - Shea Hall
2nd place -Katie Greenhut

Architecture rendering: 2nd place Kelly Kim

Plain Air: 2nd place Allen Ding

Nick Cave sound suit:
2nd place
Madison Ferraiolo
Karenna pletcher
Kitty Bailey
Johnny DiBartolo
Julia tran
Khari usher
Anime:2nd place Brook Deuchtman

Collage: 2nd place Rachael Mattison & McKenize Haynes

Sculpture: 2nd place Katie Greenhut. Tessa viscardi

Still life: 2nd place Sharon Chong

Art History: 2nd place Oana nicolai

Best in the show: 1st place Erica Wang

Brookwood Visual Arts Recognized at Scholastic

February 28, 2018

The Brookwood High School Visual Arts Department is pleased to announce that 81 students received awards and recognition from work submitted to the national Scholastic Art & Writing competition. Their mission " to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted nearly 350,000 original works this year in 29 different categories of art and writing." 
This year BHS had 14 Gold Key winners, 33 Silver Key Winners and 34 Honorable Mentions. The Gold Key winners will be moving on to the national level for a second round of judging from a panel of judges. All Gold Key work will be on display at SCAD Savannah at the May Poetter Gallery, February 26 - March 10, with the closing reception on March 10, 2-4pm. 

Brookwood HS Displays at Atlanta Dogwood Festival

February 28, 2018

The Brookwood HS Visual Arts Department is has eight students’ artwork selected for exhibition in the Atlanta High School Art Exhibition at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Works by Mei Deng, Jack Li, Jamie Le, Andra Tudor, Jacob Taylor, Anastasia Kreisel, Vanessa Saad, and Ian Harmon will represent the Brookwood Art Department at the Dogwood Festival from April 13-15 in Piedmont Park, with a closing reception on Sunday at 4pm. (Works above are examples created by Jack Li and Jamie Le.

Jones Middle Art takes 3rd in Scarecrow Competition

November 3, 2017

Jones Scarecrow

The Jones Middle School Art Club created two scarecrows for the Atlanta Botanical Gardens’ annual “Scarecrows in the Gardens” exhibit. The scarecrows were displayed at the Gainesville location during the month of October, 2017. The scarecrow in the picture, Roy G. Biv, won 3rd place out of the 25 submitted projects! Congratulations to Allison Lawrence and her students at Jones Middle School!


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