, Muskogee, OK


March 16, 2013

Museum art show winners named

— Winners of the Five Civilized Tribes Museum’s 2013 Student Art Show were announced recently during an awards reception. Friends and family gathered in the museum’s art gallery to hear the results of the judging of 117 pieces of art.

The Student Art Show featured art by students seventh through 12th grades with tribal heritage. This year’s show represented 89 artists from 15 area schools. Awards were given for each grade in three categories.

The show will be on display through March 27 at the museum, 1101 Honor Heights Drive. Hours are 10 a.m .to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The following artists received awards for their work:

• Best of Show — “UKU (Chief)” by Talon Kingfisher, Salina High School, 12th grade.

• The Frances Rosser Brown Award Cultural Award — “Snake Boy” by Ian McAlpin, Tahlequah High School, 12th grade.

• The Willard Stone Memorial Sculpture Award — “YO-NA (Bear)” by Lisan Tiger Blair, Sequoyah High School, 11th grade.

Painting and Drawing

• Grade 12 — First, “Kalona Ayeliskir-Raven Mocker” by Talon Kingfisher, Salina High School; second, “Ossi” by Jacee Blankenship, Vanoss High School; third, “The Wolf You Feed Inside” by Talon Kingfisher, Salina High School; honorable mention, “Clash of Legends” by Ian McAlpin, Tahlequah High School.

• Grade 11 — First, “Self Portrait” by Ashley Hampton, Grove High School.

• Grade 10 — First, “Golden Pond” by Macy Hair, Memorial High School, Tulsa; second, “Morning Tears” by Macy Hair.

• Grade 9 — First, “Past and Present” by Katie Bolin, Vinita High School; second, “Seeing, Above” by Ashley Jackson, Grove High School; honorable mention, “Intricate Unity” by Mckalee Steen, Grove High School.

• Grade 8 — First, “Possum’s Tail-A Cherokee Legend” by Autumn Thompson, Maryetta School; second, “Mother’s Song” by Emma Leigh Elrod, Sequoyah High School; third, “Wolf Clan” by Autumn Thompson, Maryetta School.

• Grade 7 — First, “Making Kanuche” by Courtney Holiman, Maryetta School; second, “Cherokee Masks” by Tavor Hammer, Maryetta School; third, “Midnight Killer” by Megan Guthrie, Sulphur Middle School.

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