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College of Art and Architecture

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2461
 Moscow, ID 83844-2461

Phone: 208-885-4409

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Email: caa@uidaho.edu

2019 Art Exhibit Winners

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The Art + Design Program presents 

ART SPEAKS TRUTH

29th Annual High School Art Exhibition

Feb. 19 - March 8, 2019

Ridenbaugh Gallery, U of I Moscow Campus

In high school we are learning about who we are. The theme for 2019, "Art Speaks Truth," provided an opportunity for students to be self-reflective or to be observational of their world. The theme could be interpreted literally, metaphorically, or whimsically.

Thank you to all our amazing participants! Winners are listed below.


Best in Show - $1000 CAA Scholarship and a $150 gift certificate

Kelsey Oliver-Connelly, Bishop Kelly High School
"Nosedive"

Installation of a large number of red paper airplanes suspended from a ceiling.
"Nosedive" by Kelsey Oliver-Connelly. Installation.

First Place - $150 gift certificate

Ashley Mundt, Post Falls High School
"Screaming"

Sculpture of an open mouth made from found objects, including a zipper, fabric and beads.
"Screaming" by Ashley Mundt. Mixed Media.

Second Place and Ednetics Inspire Award - $100 gift certificate

Paige Shumway, Middleton High School
"Expectations"

Watercolor of a dark-haired girl, seen in profile. Outlines of hands touch her arms and shoulder and cover her mouth.
"Expectations" by Paige Shumway. Watercolor.

Third Place - $75 gift certificate

Cielo Reyes Bustos, Blackfoot High School
"Mexico Lindo"

Acrylic painting of brightly colored buildings.
"Mexico Lindo" by Cielo Reyes Bustos. Acrylic.

Honorable Mentions

  • Abigail Alsop - Bishop Kelly High School - "Locked Drown"
  • Aubrey Gardner - Blackfoot High School - "Lonely Mind"
  • Anne Nygard - Boise Senior High - "Door to the World"
  • Anne Fogelsong - Buhl High School - "A Gentleman And His Wife"
  • Rachel Dick Clark - Fork High School - "Actions Speak Louder than Thoughts"
  • Isabella Lucky - Coeur d'Alene Charter - "An Artist's Truth"
  • Gwen Moses - Filer High School - "Art Speaks Truth"
  • Oscar Sanchez - Glenns Ferry High School - "¿Mejor Vida?"
  • Aliya Hamilton - Glenns Ferry High School - "Night Cruise"
  • Abigail Robinson - Idaho Falls High - "Boy's Don't Cry"
  • Mackenzie Marker - Kellogg High School - "Klouvia Alitheia"
  • Ember Doherty - Kootenai High School - "Protected, In Agony"
  • Kascity Gitto - Lakeside High School - "Untitled"
  • Rylei Hass - Middleton High School - "Neutralization"
  • Jennie Tafoya - Moscow Senior High School - "Passionate Guitarist"
  • Kyle McCray - Mountain Home High School - "From Innocence to Adulthood"
  • Genevieve Curry - Post Falls High School - "Crushing The Patriarchy"
  • Sierra Chapman - Prairie High School - "A New Perspective"
  • Carlie Strolberg - Renaissance High School - "The Halo Effect"
  • Anna Grasham - Saint Maries High School - "A Rainy Day"
  • Paget Stirzaker - Sandpoint High School - "Mata El Recuerdo"
  • Angie Clark - Snake River High School - "Lives Start"
  • Grace Beckley - Teton High School - "Wild cat on the prowl"
  • Adeline Grace - Timberlake High School - "Putting the Pieces Together"
  • Olivia Scharfen - Timberline High School - "self portrait"
  • Ciera Milotz - Wallace Jr/Sr High School - "Self Confidence"

Thank you to our sponsors

Thank you to our judges

  • Katrina Fekkes, MFA Graduate Student, Art + Design
  • Theresa Lynch, MFA Graduate Student, Art + Design
  • Robert Mann, MFA Graduate Student, Art + Design
  • Ingrid Spence, Clinical Assistant Professor & Community Partnership Coordinator, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
  • Dongming Zhao, MFA Graduate Student, Art + Design

College of Art and Architecture

College of Art and Architecture

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2461
 Moscow, ID 83844-2461

Phone: 208-885-4409

Fax: 208-885-9428

Email: caa@uidaho.edu