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2019 Judy Greenberg Georgia Watercolor Society High School Senior Scholarship Exhibition

Binders Art Supplies and Frames Limelight Gallery, Atlanta, GA

April 1 to April 20, 2019

The Twelth Annual 2019 Judy Greenberg GWS High School Senior Scholarship Exhibition at Binders Art Supplies and Frames was on display from April 1 to April 20, 2019. This year there were so many great paintings, submitted by eleven excellent art teachers from Cobb, Clayton, Gwinnett, Fulton, and Henry County public high schools. The art teachers sent 71 images, and fifty-six were selected. Awards totaling $2475.00 were announced at the Binders Limelight Gallery GWS Awards Reception on Saturday, April 20 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. Each student received an award ribbon, certificate, GWS one-year student membership, a sponsor gift bag, and a Judy Greenberg signed print.

First Place Judy Greenberg Memorial Award ($500 Binders gift card and $300 from the Judy Greenberg Memorial Fund) “After Dinner” by Hyacinth Weng, Johns Creek High School Art Teacher – Bonnie Lovell, Fulton County

Second Place Jay Shapiro Memorial Award ($400 Binders gift card and $200 from the Judy Greenberg Memorial Fund)“Orange Bicycle” by Edward Cho, Johns Creek High School Art Teacher – Bonnie Lovell, Fulton County

Third Place ($300 Binders gift card and $175 from the Greenberg Memorial Fund) “Wind Blown” by Fizza Rehman, Mill Creek High School                    Art Teacher – Mike Lasseter, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention ($100 Binders gift card) “Metropolitan” by Allen Ding, North Gwinnett High School Art Teacher – Yvette Kim, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention ($100 Binders gift card)“Under the Sea” by Kelly (Gahyun) Kim, North Gwinnett High School Art Teacher – Yvette Kim, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention ($100 Binders gift card) “Identity” by Riley Montgomery, Mill Creek High School Art Teacher – Mike Lasseter, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention ($100 Binders gift card) “Clock” by Eunice Park, North Gwinnett High School Art Teacher – Yvette Kim, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention ($100 Binders gift card)“Gabe” by Gabriel Sinyard, Lovejoy High School Art Teacher – Nicole Levy, Clayton County

Honorable Mention ($100 Binders gift card)

“Day of the Dead” by Joslyn Vasquez, Peachtree Ridge High School Art Teacher – Hope Steele, Gwinnett County

The Georgia Watercolor Society sincerely appreciates the Atlanta Area Teachers who encourage their art students in the genre of watercolor, and we also appreciate the students for their time and effort to participate in this Exhibition.  Each year the art gets better and better! We are looking forward to seeing the 2020 watercolor paintings from next year’s senior students.  GWS also thanks Golden Artist Colors, Princeton Brushes, Fredrix Artist Canvas, and Legion Paper for donating product samples for the students.

The American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA) also gave awards at this exhibition.  These students’ work will be entered in the 2019 National Young Marine Artist Search (YMAS) Competition this June, and the National YMAS awards will be announced in September. Please see www.americansocietyofmarineartists.com for more information. Each YMAS award student received a copy of the 15th ASMA National Exhibition catalog, award ribbon and certificate, and a marine landscape signed print.

2019 Young Marine Artist Search (YMAS) Awards

 American Society of Marine Artists

 At the GWS High School Senior Scholarship Exhibition

First Place YMAS: “Migration of the Mind” by Kyra Ehle, North Gwinnett HS            Teacher – Yvette Kim, Gwinnett County

Second Place: “Splash” by Nicole Lee, North Gwinnett HS

Teacher – Yvette Kim, Gwinnett County

Third Place: “Under the Sea” by Kelly Kim, North Gwinnett HS

Teacher – Yvette Kim, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention: “Gondola” by Michael Adaba, Stilwell School of Art

Teacher – Jeremy LeMahieu, Clayton County

Honorable Mention: “Jaws” by Brennon Campbell, Mill Creek HS

Teacher – Mike Lasseter, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention: “Golden Hour” by Tess Davenport, Mill Creek HS

Teacher – Mike Lasseter, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention: “Splash” by Allen Ding, North Gwinnett HS

Teacher – Yvette Kim, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention: “The Catch” by Jessica McCall, Mill Creek HS

Teacher – Mike Lasseter, Gwinnett County

Honorable Mention: “Peace” by Ethan Lin, Lassiter HS

Teacher – Suzette Spinelli, Cobb County

Congratulations to all the students whose work was exhibited in the 2019 GWS High School Senior Scholarship Exhibition.  Special thanks to Binders Arts Supplies and Frames for furnishing their beautiful Limelight gallery and helping make this show possible with their financial support. Also, a special “thank you” to GWS members Paul Andino (Special Assistant to Chair ABH and his son, Matthew Andino), Jane Springfield, Sally and Peter Evans, Sam Alexander for judging and hanging the show on March 31, and Sam Alexander, Sally Evans, Paul Andino, Jane Springfield, Kathy Kitz and Kie Johnson for sponsoring and helping with the Awards Reception on April 20.

Please contact Anne Brodie Hill, GWS, ASMA, for any further information.

770-718-7586     annebhill@aol.com