Young People’s FAF 2013

2013 YPFAF winner for websiteThe Young People’s Fine Arts Festival (YPFAF) is the Arts Council of Moore County’s way of showcasing the artistic talents of students in grades K-12 from all Moore County public, private, charter and home schools. Chosen by each school, all entries are exhibited at Campbell House Galleries during March, “Art in Schools” month. The exhibit is free and open to the public, thanks to the sponsorship of George W. Little & Associates, Town of Southern Pines, and Whistle Stop Press.

In addition to the exhibit, the high school entries were judged by Christine Zoller, Associate Professor at East Carolina University’s School of Art and Design in Greenville, NC. The winners for the 2013 Young People’s Fine Arts Festival were:

Painting:
1st Place: Mary Heyer, “Self Portrait” – Grade 12,  Union Pines High
2nd Place: John Anderson, “Forest Through the Trees” – Grade 9, O’Neal School
3rd Place: Hannah Monroe, “Untitled” – Grade 11, Union Pines High
Honorable Mention:
Zachary Shadomy, “Untitled” – Grade 12, Union Pines High
Tatum Riley, “Exploding Teapot” – Grade 12, Union Pines High
Lukas Godbey, “Impossible is Nothing” Grade 10, O’Neal School

Mixed Media:
1st Place:  Korbin Heglesen, “Self Portrait” – Grade 11, Union Pines High
2nd Place:  Robert MacPherson, “Courage” – Grade 12, Union Pines High
3rd Place:  Georgia Kimbell, “Seurat Still Life” – Grade 10, Pinecrest High
Honorable Mention:
Jessica Lopez, “Butterfly in Three Mediums” – Grade 11, North More High
Maria Benite-Maximo, “La Virgen Guadaloupe” – Pinecrest High
Gillian Munro, “Dishes” – Grade 9, O’Neal School

Drawing:
1st Place: Smirthi Valsaraj, “My Life” – Grade 12, Pinecrest High
2nd Place: Brazier Ray, “Telephone” – Grade 11, Union Pines High
3rd Place: Julianne Gant, “Untitled” – Grade 12, Pinecrest High
Honorable Mention:
Gerbacio Cabrera, “Self Portrait” – Grade 12, North Moore High
Julianne Gant, “Bulletin Board” – Grade 12, Pinecrest High
Aubrey Thompson, “Syrian Voice” – Grade 11, O’Neal School

3-D:
1st Place:  Ben Johnson, “Mask II” – Grade 10, O’Neal School
2nd Place: Ben Johnson, “Pitcher This” – Grade 10, O’Neal School
3rd Place:  Zachary Wood, “Day Bird Perch” – Grade 12, Union Pines High

Computer:
1st Place:  Logan Rogers, “Untitled” – Grade 11, Union Pines High

Photography:
1st Place:  Kelly Vieregge, “Untitled” – Grade 11, Union Pines High
2nd Place:  Ashlyn Owens, “Untitled” – Grade 11, Union Pines High
3rd Place:  Brian Watkins, “Angst” – Grade 12, Pinecrest High

As always, thank you for your help and we look forward to “showing off” your students’ talents next year! If you have any questions please call 910-692-2787.

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