Seven CFISD art students place in Pearl Fincher Student Art Contest

April 20, 2021

Hamilton Middle School eighth grade student Ravine Cohen’s drawing, Unwelcomed Sight, placed first in the middle school division of the Pearl Fincher museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition. Seven CFISD students earned awards in this year’s contest.
Hamilton Middle School eighth grade student Ravine Cohen’s drawing, Unwelcomed Sight, placed first in the middle school division of the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition. Seven CFISD students earned awards in this year’s contest.

April 20, 2021—Seven CFISD art students were named winners in the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition.

Arnold Middle School sixth grade student Bailey Zinn’s photograph, Curious Kitten, placed second in the middle school division of the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition, earning her a $100 prize and $125 art gift bag.
Arnold Middle School sixth grade student Bailey Zinn’s photograph, Curious Kitten, placed second in the middle school division of the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition, earning her a $100 prize and $125 art gift bag.

Jurors judged more than 180 pieces from students in all grade levels. The purpose of the contest is to recognize artistic achievements of area students and to increase community support for the museum.

Cypress Woods High School senior Reagan Steckbeck’s drawing, Reading, placed second in the high school division of the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition, earning her a $500 prize.
Cypress Woods High School senior Reagan Steckbeck’s drawing, Reading, placed second in the high school division of the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition, earning her a $500 prize.

Hamilton Middle School eighth grade student Ravine Cohen placed first in the middle school division for her drawing, Unwelcomed Sight, earning a $150 prize and a $125 art gift bag. Also in the middle school division was Arnold Middle School sixth grade student Bailey Zinn, who placed second for her photograph, Curious Kitten, and earned a $100 prize and $125 art gift bag.

Hamilton Middle School eighth grade student Janell Gallegos’ mixed media piece, La Vieja Flor, earned a Jurors’ Selection award at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition.
Hamilton Middle School eighth grade student Janell Gallegos’ mixed media piece, La Vieja Flor, earned a Jurors’ Selection award at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition. ​​​​​​​

Cypress Woods High School senior Reagan Steckbeck placed second in the high school division for her drawing, Reading, earning a $500 prize.

Four artists representing three schools earned Jurors’ Selection awards.

Hamilton eighth grade student Janell Gallegos was recognized for her mixed media piece, La Vieja Flor.

Cypress Woods High School senior Sydney Wyrick’s painting, Nighttime Views, earned a Jurors’ Selection award at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition.
Cypress Woods High School senior Sydney Wyrick’s painting, Nighttime Views, earned a Jurors’ Selection award at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition. ​​​​​​​

Cypress Woods senior Sydney Wyrick was recognized for her painting, Nighttime Views, as was fellow Cypress Woods senior Katie Kim for her drawing, Lucid Dreaming.

Cypress Woods High School senior Katie Kim’s drawing, Lucid Dreaming, earned a Jurors’ Selection award at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition.
Cypress Woods High School senior Katie Kim’s drawing, Lucid Dreaming, earned a Jurors’ Selection award at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition.

Cypress Springs High School sophomore Jessica Cardenas was also recognized for her piece, Lost in Reality.

Cypress Springs High School sophomore Jessica Cardenas’ piece, Lost in Reality, earned a Jurors’ Selection award at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition.
Cypress Springs High School sophomore Jessica Cardenas’ piece, Lost in Reality, earned a Jurors’ Selection award at the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts 2021 Student Art Contest and Juried Exhibition.

All winning artwork, including Jurors’ Selections, will be on display at the museum through May 4.

Visit the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts website for more information about the contest.

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