High school students' artwork honored with awards at Art on the Square

News-DemocratMay 20, 2013 

A Marion High School student won best of show in this year's Art on the Square's high school art competition. Tessa Shevlin's photograph entitled "Bryleighs Red Umbrella" took the top prize, and she received $500. The annual Art on the Square festival was held Friday through Sunday in downtown Belleville.

Other awards presented to area high school students were as follows:

Awards of Excellence

* Jade Phillips, Centralia High School, oil

* Carrie Shea, Belleville West, sculpture

* Jennifer Riess, Belleville West, graphite

* Sarah Bradley, O'Fallon High, graphite

Awards of Merit

* Anna Kolasa, Edwardsville High, charcoal

* Polly Hawthorne , Triad High, colored pencil

* Erin Paule, Belleville East, colored pencil

* Pauline Cabrera, Belleville West, graphite

* Calli Palmer, Carbondale High, photography

* Paige Frailey, Triad High, ceramic

* Randi Russel, Althoff High, charcoal

* Alyssa Williams, Belleville West, colored pencil

Art on the Square Committee Award

* Annie Parkinson, O'Fallon High, colored pencil

People's Choice Awards

* Annie Parkinson, O'Fallon High, colored pencil

* Sarah Bradley, O'Fallon High, graphite

* Liz Barnes, Althoff, graphite

* Jade Phillips, Centralia High, oil

Lindenwood Artist's Choice Awards

* Sarah Bradley, O'Fallon High, graphite

* Tessa Shevlin, Marion High, photography

* Alyssa Williams, Belleville West, colored pencil

* Mariah Claro, Althoff, acrylic

* Jennifer Skinner, Carterville High, sculpture

* Maverick Petrovich, Carbondale High, ink

* Helena Schweiss, Belleville West, drawing

* De Robinson, Belleville East, ink

* Jade Phillips, Centralia High, oil

* Caleb Berg, Belleville West, painting

St. Clair County Award

* Conner Jackson, Marion High, photography

* Matt Woesthaus, Althoff High, pastel

* Janae Brown, Belleville West, photography

Illinois American Water Co. Award

* Kinsey Lauf, Althoff, drawing

Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority

* Ebony Berdo, Marion High, photography

Kiwanis Club Award

* Liz Barnes, Althoff, graphite

* Pauline Cabrera, Belleville West, graphite

* Dany Grover, Belleville West, mixed media

Gateway East Artist's Guild Award

* Ryan James, Marion High, tempera

Gateway East Artist's Guild Loris Butterfield Memorial Award

* Mary Grace Lewis, Althoff, acrylic

St. Clair County Historical Society Award

* Kinsey Lauf, Althoff, drawing

Dick Blick Art Store Award

* Brianna Wolf, Freeburg High, graphite

Evelyn Jaunita Ettinger Memorial Award

* Christopher Richardson, Belleville East, weaving

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