CAPE GIRARDEAU –Southeast Missouri State University has announced award winners in its annual High School Art Exhibit “Exhibiting Excellence” on display in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum through March 13 at the River Campus.
Thirty-six high schools entered a total of 380 artworks in the competition. The opening award ceremony was held Sunday, Feb. 7.
Juror Shannon Duffy, art instructor at Murray State University, selected 108 pieces to be displayed in the exhibit. In addition, she selected awards for pieces in the following categories: Best of Show, Ceramics, Drawing, Fibers, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture and Mixed Media.
Emma Govreau of Farmington received one of three “Art Academy Awards” for her piece titled, “I Scream.”
The winners of the Art Academy Awards receive a full scholarship to attend a 2016 Summer Art Academy workshop. The Art Academy Workshops are engaging experiences in a wide variety of media for all ages designed to realize one’s personal vision. Graduate credit is available for art teachers. For more information and to register, go to: www.semo.edu/art/art_academy.htm.
Govreau also placed first in ceramics for her piece, “Innocent Animals.”
Debbie Dunnegan is Govereau’s teacher at Farmington High School.