The artwork of students across the area adorned the TCHS Main Gym on Saturday, Feb. 22 during the annual Region 11 Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) contest. This year, the art department has 37 artworks advance to the state VASE competition.
The Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) has sponsored the VASE since 1994. Students are provided the opportunity to bring artworks created in their art classes to the regional event, where they were interviewed by a certified juror who evaluated their work based on a scale of 1-4.
The jury then selected the top ten percent of artworks which receive a 4 a to advance to the state level of competition. The state event this year is in San Marcos on Friday, April 24 through Saturday, April 25 at San Marcos High School.
A huge congratulations to the advancing artists:
Daniel Aghayere Kristin Johnson (2 pieces)
Simon Alfaro Lilliann Nunley (2 pieces)
Hawi Anbecha Hannah Ongmanchi (2 pieces)
Lindsey Becker Skylar Wright (2 pieces)
Adrea Hardy Alexa Lugo
Meghan Lamsfuss Valerie Schmidt
Carla Mercado Rayvon Rogers
Davis Whitaker Jacob Kuchar
Catherine Condit Emylie Constante
Kathy Dang Troy Sauvage-Southgate
Gabriella Doe Wyatt Howard
Rachel Hunter Murilo Gomes
Rose Hutchinson Ava Cavazos
Katee Levie Nina Rush
Hayden Tan Ava Pilcher
Megan Uvaney Abby Dunn
View many of the pieces in this gallery below: