Warning message

Automatic fallback to the cURL connection method kicked in to handle the request. Result code from the failing request: 503

2016 Teen Art Show (Ages 16-19) Wrap-up

The 2016 Teen Art Show (Ages 16-19) took place on February 27- 28. The judges, Claude Armstrong, Tina Bushnell and Susan Cooksey, found all of the artwork memorable in its excellence and diversity. We were proud to feature more artistic mediums than ever before. Forty-four artists submitted eighty-two pieces of artwork. Bravo to ALL of the young artists!

Here is a list of the artwork that placed in the show. There is a slideshow at the bottom of the page and links to the videos.


Best in Show: "Old Blue," by Ashley Gillen (Oak Hall School) [pictured: left]

Best Photography: "Hunza, Pakistan," by Hameez Gabol (Homeschool)

Best Logo: "French Horn," by Taylor Erin McGee (Buchholz High School)

Best Still Life: "Still LIfe," by Courtney George (Oak Hall School)

Best 3D or Sculpture: "Nature's Chair," by John Garret Hause (Oak Hall School)

Best Digital Image: "Skypond," by Sonia Han (Oak Hall School)


Best Video (long): "Textbook Killer," by Group Not Seniors (Oak Hall School)

Best Video (short): "Coca Cola Commerical," by Dylanne Hernandez (Gainesville High School) [pictured: left]

Best Video (long) Honorable Mention: "Awoken," by Carrie Carusone (Gainesville High School)




Artwork Ages 16-19

1st Place: "Sunrise," by Yihan Yu (Oak Hall School)

2nd Place: "Trans*Species," by Bob Becker (Homeschool)

3rd Place:  "Mothra," by Mazy Hire (Buchholz High School)

Honorable Mention: "Mom and Son," by Destiny Henderson (Homeschool)

Honorable Mention: "Doggy," by Jared Hunt (Oak Hall School)

Honorable Mention: "The Last Elephant," by Kiley Joyner (Oak Hall School) [Pictured: left]

Honorable Mention: "Flight," by Shannon Bieniek (St. Francis Catholic High School)


Thanks to everyone who voted for Crowd Favorite! Many different pieces were recognized, and, amazingly, we had ties in two categories.

Crowd Favorite (2D and 3D) [tie]: "Colours at Dusk," by Tommy Davis (Gainesville High School)

Crowd Favorite (2D and 3D) [tie]: "Under the Sea," by Laura Westmark (Gainesville High School) [Pictured: left]

Crowd Favorite (Video) [tie]: "Summer Film," by Dylanne Hernandez (Gainesville High School)

Crowd Favorite (Video) [tie]: "Beyond Thought," by Casey Rapp (Gainesville High School)


All of the winning 2D and 3D artwork will be on display in the Teen Space @ Headquarters Library till the end of March. We hope to schedule a date to show all of the video submission in the Teen Space soon. All other artwork should be available for pick up at the library branch of your choice within in a week. Thanks for participating in the 2016 Teen Art Show (Ages 16-19)!

Posted by AnnL on February 28, 2016