SAN JOSE, CA – Every year, the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) invites public and charter school students in grades TK-12 to highlight their talents and participate in the Young Artists Showcase and New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU) High School Art Competition.
The 2018 winners are:
High School (via NUMU ArtNow):
"I am impressed and emotionally moved by the artistry shown by the talented students in Santa Clara County. Thank you to the parents, teachers, principals, and leaders who encourage our students to pursue their goals." Jeannine Flores, Visual and Performing Arts Coordinators for the SCCOE.
This annual competition invites Pre-Kindergarten through eighth-grade teachers to submit 2D, 3D or 4D student artwork to become part of the SCCOE permanent collection. All high school students submitted their work via the Museums of Los Gatos High School Art Contest.
The Young Artist Showcase Gallery within the SCCOE is the largest collection of adjudicated student artwork in California with over 900 pieces.
Students have the choice of having their original work added to the permanent collection or a facsimile. Included in the collection are paintings, drawings, watercolors, photographs, sculptures and multi-media works. The Young Artist Showcase Gallery is open to the public during business hours. A total of 28 pieces will be added to the collection in 2018.
The winning entries will be unveiled at the Young Artist Showcase Celebration. The gala event for the winners and their schools and families will be held on Tuesday, May 22 at 4:30 p.m. at the SCCOE, 1290 Ridder Park Dr., San Jose 95131.
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