Westminster Students Place in Agnes Markwalter Youth Art Competition




Arianna Iribhogbe and Tessa Egan placed first and third in their respective divisions.

Pictured: Tessa with her sculpture. You can also see Arianna's artwork in the bottom left of the photo.

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Six Middle and Upper School students represented Westminster Schools of Augusta in the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art's Agnes Markwalter Youth Art Competition. The students are:

Tessa Egan
Julia Finch
Arianna Iribhogbe
Jacob McKeen
Abby Wells
Bethany Williams

Held in conjunction with National Youth Art Month, the Agnes Markwalter Youth Art Competition and Exhibition seeks to promote the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs throughout the CSRA. The theme of the 2023 competition was YOUR ART, YOUR VOICE, and included art created by K-12 students from public, private, and home schools in Aiken, Burke, Columbia, McDuffie, and Richmond Counties.

The students' art is on display at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, and will remain until Friday, March 31.

Congratulations to all who participated, and especially to Arianna and Tessa for their awards! 

To see all of our students' beautiful artwork, visit our Flickr album!







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