Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County Presents Dinner & An Art Show

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Rock Springs Mayor Tim Kaumo chatted with the Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County Creates National Arts Contests Local Artist winners. The Club will be sending 13 pieces to the competition this year to regionals in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Pictured Back Row (left to right): Art Room Coordinator Jodi Barnum, Brody Costigan, Mikayla Maes, Mayor Tim Kaumo, CEO Lisa Stewart. Front Row (left to right): Alexis Rivera-Little and Tenlee Hanson.

SWEETWATER COUNTY– On Wednesday, March 6, Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County held their first Dinner & An Art Show.

It highlighted members’ creative work through watercolors, acrylic, clay, marble art, and even legos. It was a wonderful event with a large audience from the community.

The Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County is sending 13 art pieces to the Creates National Arts Contests. This is an art contest for Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the United States.

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Clubs can submit pieces from youth in a variety of different medias including: pastel, watercolor, oil & acrylic, printmaking, monochromatic, colored pencil drawing, mixed media, collage, and group project. The submissions are divided up into age groups: 6-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16-18.

The Creates National Arts Contests Local Artist winners are: Kayleigh Stephens, Keirah Dean, Brody Costigan, Francesca Nez, AbiGayle Shockey, Mikayla Maes, Isabel Jantz, Alexis Rivera-Little, and Tenlee Hanson. Their pieces will be sent to the regional competition in Cheyenne, Wyoming. If their piece advances, it will then go to nationals in Atlanta, Georgia.

Kayleigh Stephens and Keirah Dean stand with their certificates for the Creates National Arts Contests, they were both selected as local winner for the art competition. This is an art competition between all of the Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the United States. This year the Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County will send in 13 pieces for the regional competition in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

“Our Dinner & An Art Show was a major success. It was a great opportunity to show our community how creative our members are as well as to highlight all of the artwork our youth have spent hours working on,” said Lisa Stewart Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County CEO.

“We would also like to thank the elected officials that came to our event. It means the world to our Club when the community shows us their support,” said Stewart.

For more information on the Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County contact Lisa Stewart at bgcofsw@gmail.com or (307) 382-2639.

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Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County member Mikayla Maes stands with her winning piece “Annabelle” for the Creates National Arts Contests. Maes art piece will be sent to the regional competition in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County members Francesca Nez and Isabel Jantz stand with their certificates for the Creates National Arts Contests. Both of them have pieces that will advance to regionals in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County member Francesca Nez was a local winner for the Creates National Arts Competition. Nez piece “Tree of Secrets” will be sent to the regional competition in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County member Keirah Dean’s art pieces were selected for the Creates National Arts Contests regional competition in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Dean stands by her oil and acrylic piece called “Fading.”
Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County member Kayleigh Stephens stands by her piece “Colorful”. Stephens piece will be submitted to the regional competition for the Creates National Arts Contests. This is an art competition for Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the United States.