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Two artists earn Best in Show prizes in 2021 Bluegrass Regional

wood sculpture titled Horn    painting titled Queen Bee   Mixed Media entry titled “Texture Relief Still Life”

In the 2021 Bluegrass Regional High School Art Exhibition, the Best in Show Overall award went to Colton Simmons of Lafayette High School for a wood sculpture titled “Horn,” and Best in Show 2D went to Taylor Horsfall of Lafayette for the painting “Queen Bee.” These two entries advance to the Kentucky Art Education Association’s All-State Art Competition, along with the first-place category winners. In other results, Ainsley Kurtz placed second in Mixed Media with “Texture Relief Still Life.” The Bluegrass contest is co-sponsored by the Kentucky Art Education Association and Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Art & Design. For questions, please contact regional coordinator Ilona Szekely at EKU. 

(Posted March 18, 2021)