Art Show …

Meeker High School will have its annual spring art show in the elementary library Tuesday, May 1 through Friday, May 4. It will be open for public viewing Wednesday and Thursday night from 5-7 p.m. The show is being judged by a representative from the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Pictured are the award winners from this year’s Regional Scholastic Art Awards from Meeker High School: sophomore Jeni Backes-Kincher with her Gold Key winning printmaking piece “(Self-Portrait) Tranquil Emergence”; Junior Mikayla Cardile with her Silver Key winning acrylic painting “Hay fields of Meeker”, Junior Krissie Luce with her Silver Key winning prismacolor drawing “Radiant Beauty”, Senior Kiyoko Thelen with her Silver Key winning print “Our Shameful Past” and Senior Corey Rowles was awarded with a Scholastic Art Scholarship to Adams State University for $3,000, for his portfolio containing his ceramic work. This work was displayed in the History Colorado Center in March, which is “Youth Art Month.” More than 7,000 of the best artworks from Colorado’s middle and high school students were submitted and juried, only 450 pieces are accepted and displayed.