Please join the City Arts Advisory Commission (CAAC) for an Open House and Awards Ceremony for the winners of the High Schools of the Olympic Peninsula Creative Crafts and Arts Exhibit on Friday, April 1 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. with award presentations at 5:00 p.m. The event will take place in the Karen Kuznek-Reese Gallery at the Sequim Civic Center, located at 152 West Cedar Street.
The CAAC invited high school students across the Olympic Peninsula to submit entries for the exhibit. The CAAC received 65 entries. 20 were selected for exhibit inside the Sequim Civic Center. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through April 28. A digital show of all accepted entries is available for viewing on a screen from outside the Civic Center.
The top three entries will be awarded cash prizes. First place of $200 was awarded to Kaylie Steed, a 9th grader at Sequim High School for her drawing titled “One Who Has Loved Truly,” second place of $150 was awarded to Jakob Miller from the West Sound Tech program at Quilcene High School for his welded piece “Metal Rose,” and third place of $100 was awarded to Jaxon Taylor, a 10th grader at Quilcene High School for his ceramic “Birdman” vase. All cash prizes were donated by members of the community.
Honorable Mentions were awarded to Madison McKeown, a 12th grader at Sequim High School for her floral arrangement “Skull and Antlers,” Faith Coffey a 10th grader at Quilcene High School for her charcoal drawing “Chihuahua Dog,” and Jill Adolphsen, an 11th grader at Sequim High School for her watercolor and ink painting of “Elephant.”
Please contact City Arts Commission Chair Suzanne Horne at firstname.lastname@example.org or City of Sequim Arts Coordinator Sarah Hurt at email@example.com or (360) 582-2477 for more information.