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Current Museum Exhibit



                                                      Brigham City Museum of Art and History’s

                                                                   Young Masters

                                                Juried, High School Art Exhibition

 

                                                  March 27 through April 25, 2015

 

                                                                   By Mary Alice Hobbs

 

       High school artists bring the spirit of innovation to the Brigham City Museum’s high school art competition and exhibition titled “Young Masters.” Artists submitted two- and three-dimensional works for the competition, notably paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture and ceramics. Some of the jaw-dropping subjects include an anteater teapot, yuletide nymphs, a skeleton’s guts, a boiler room, gigantic gumballs, staples, ice castles and a tool rack.

       “Young Masters” continues through April 25. Admission is free. The museum is located at 24 North 300 West. The entrance is on the west side. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. For further information, please phone (435) 226-1439 or visit www.brighamcitymuseum.org.

      The juror for “Young Masters” was Katie Lee Koven, director of Utah State University’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. Koven chose the following artists for awards in the two-dimensional category: Jonathan Bott, First Place Tie, Photography, Box Elder;Emma Crumbley, First Place Tie, Photography, Logan; William Riley Robison, Merit Award, Photography, Logan; Allison Hillman, Merit Award, Photography, Logan; Bailey Lowe, First Place, Painting, Sky View; Audrey Durrant, Second Place, Painting, Sky View; and Lindsey Kimball, Merit Award, Painting, Sky View.

     Winners in the three-dimensional category are Carson Downs, First Place, Mountain Crest; Adam Sorensen, Second Place, Timpview; Toby Haltiner, Merit Award, Bear River; Meghan Caldwell, Merit Award, Box Elder; and Colton Bodily, Merit Award, Box Elder.

     Director awards went to Tyler Willis, 2D, Timpview; and Shelby Leishman, 3D, Bear River.

     The competition was open to high school students statewide.

          

  ***Image: “Falling Lights” by Jonathan Bott, First Place Tie, Photography, Box Elder High School