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.
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.
“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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 382-2639.