FAC Visual Arts Students Win Scholastic Art Awards
Franky Tran, Michael Shillingburg and Philip Hatfield
Sixteen visual arts students from the Fine Arts Center participated in the Scholastic Art Awards at Lander University. Founded in 1923, The Scholastic Art Awards are the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S. and the largest source of scholarship funds for young artists. This awards program showcases outstanding work being produced by students and schools from across the nation. As an annual sponsor, Lander University has hosted the South Carolina regional exhibition for Scholastic for the past 22 years. The following seven students were awarded a Gold Key: Ryan Glenn for his sculpture, Eah Rachel Heek for her print, En Pointe Michael Shillingburg for his print, The Terror Elizabeth Spring for her design, Tiled Chair Franky Tran for his Art Portfolio Dallas Austin for his sculpture, Me in a Suit Rachel Thoma for her print, Curious Philip Hatfield won an American Vision award for his sculpture, Trinity. The works of Denzel Harrison, Micah Peek, Madelyn Knight, Catie McCauley, Weston Catron, Stephen Simmons, Anna Huff and Sierra Snipes were selected for exhibition in the show. Congratulations to all of these talented artists.