Nov. 15, 2019
Two Pinellas students won top awards in the statewide competition.
Charlotte Bayly of Clearwater High won the prestigious Best in Show for her color pencil artwork, "Desperation." Her teacher is Clayton Burkey.
Madison Cyr of Safety Harbor Middle School was the Middle School Winner for her oil pastel, titled "Steps & Tunes." Her teacher is Nicole Eiler.
Charlotte Bayly - "Desperation" Madison Cyr - "Steps & Tunes"
Sargent Art sponsored prizes for the competition. The winner of the Best in Show will recieve art supplies worth $500, and her teacher will receive classroom art supplies worth $1,500.
The middle school winner will receive supplies worth $100, and her teacher will recieve classroom supplies worth $300.
Kudos to all Pinellas art teachers who had their students' artwork accepted into the exhibit. Pinellas County had 94 artworks selected, which was the most statewide.
View the virtual gallery of artworks that received an "Award of Excellence" or an "Award of Excellence with Distinction."
Students who received an "Award of Excellence with Distinction" for a perfect score will be on display at the 2019 FAEA Conference in Ponte Vedra Beach on November 7-10.