Monday, December 16, 2013

Double Exposure 2013-14

In its eleventh year, the Double Exposure juried photography competition is open to photographers in the state of Alabama with divisions for both Juniors and Adults. Images to appear in the exhibit are chosen from digital images on disks mailed to The Arts Council then the purchase award, cash prizes and honorable mentions are selected after the exhibit is hung in the gallery prior to the opening reception.

The first round of judging is complete. The students listed below will appear in the exhibit. After the exhibit is hung in the Bama Theatre galleries, the judge will select the winners in person. Exhibit reception and awards presentation will be held on February 2, 2014 from 2 pm - 3 pm. Below are the Saint James pieces that were chosen to hang in the show and go for the second round of judging!

"Longing to Dance" Olivia Kent

"A Maw Maw's Love" Olivia Kent

"Rollin' on a River" Abigail Dismuke

"Morning Gaze" Stewart Ippolito

"Shades of Mourning" Stewart Ippolito

"Tribal State" Channing Glenn

"Bubble Gum Girl" Elyn Livings

"On the Ledge of the Unknown" Elyn Livings

"Pre-Madonna" Charlsie Rampy

"Mask#1" Channing Alwan

"The Pathway" Sydney Sampson

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

DOOT Photography/Graphic Design Winners

I am excited to announce the Photography and Graphic Design winners of the 2013 Doing Our Own Thing visual art competition. These awards were chosen out of  332 entries from 12 schools. The judges commented that this year’s work was excellent which made their choices much harder.

Graphic Design Winners

1st Place by Lexie O.

2nd Place by Carly M.
3rd Place by Ricardo R.
Honorable Mention by Lauren P.

Photography II Winners

2nd Place by Channing G.
Honorable Mention by Channing A.

Honorable Mention by Hollan M.

Monday, October 7, 2013

High School Alabama National Fair Photography Exhibition

Congratulations to the following students who won at the Alabama National Fair Photography Exhibition:

People Category:

Abigail D. 2nd Place
Ellyn L. 3rd Place
Channing G. Honorable Mention

Stewart I. Honorable Mention

Pictorial Category: 

Olivia K. 1st Place
Hollan M. 2nd Place
Payton S. 3rd Place
Abigail D. Honorable Mention
Charlsie R. Honorable Mention

Unclassified Category: 

Abigail D. - BEST OF SHOW and 1st Place
Charlsie R. 2nd Place
Olivia K. 3rd Place
Charlsie R. Honorable Mention

"Howl-iday" Card Winners Elementary and Middle School

Congratulations to our students who won "Howl-iday" card awards. Out of around 500 entries 10 were chosen and 4 of those 10 came from Saint James School.

Susan Terry's Elementary Students: Julie Park 3rd Place and Juhyeong Hong 1st Place
Shoult's Middle School Students: Amanda Grate and Marie-Soleil Turcotte, both won the Grand Prize Holiday Card Cover plus $100
Susan Terry's Elementary Students: Julie Park 3rd Place and Juhyeong Hong 1st Place

Alabama National Fair Middle School Winners

Congratulations to the following middle school
students who won at the Alabama National Fair School Art Exhibition:

Nathan Swanson- Glass Art- 1st Place-Sculpture

Brandon Beasley- Glass Art- 3rd Place- Sculpture

Friday, October 4, 2013

Graphic Design- Robotics T-Shirt Design

This is our second year designing the T-Shirt for the STJ Robotics Team. There were many great designs submitted for a chance to become "THE" t-shirt. Below is the winner, plus the other great designs that were not chosen.

Design Winner: Lexie Olszewski

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Photography II Famous Artist Replica

Photography II students are researching Famous Artists and well known paintings. Their goal is to try to replicate the paintings using photography. When this project is complete they will have replicated 5 different paintings into photography. Below are two students first attempts. Great Job!

Christina's World is a 1948 painting by American painter Andrew Wyeth

Photograph by Stewart Ipollito
Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post cover, March 6, 1954. Girl at Mirror
Photograph by Payton Stone

Double Elvis,  Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987)
1963. Silkscreen ink on synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Photograph by Olivia Kent

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

"Howl-iday" Card Winners

I am pleased to announce the 2013 winners of the Montgomery Humane Society's Howl-iday Card Art Contest!

The Students, Family, and Friends are invited, free of charge, to the Montgomery Humane Society's Annual Walk 'N Wag at the Shakespeare Festival to find out which place they won and to receive their award. The event begins at 8 am on Saturday October 5th.  They need to arrive no later than 9:30am that morning and check in with me up near the stage set up in front of the Theater.


Congratulations Marie-Soleil Turcotte

Congratulations Amanda Grate