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Arts Education

High School Juried Art Show

Each year the Arts Council presents the Marvin S. Cone Annual High School Juried Art Show to recognize the artistic talents of Martin County high school students. The art teachers at each school select each piece of artwork for entry in the exhibit. It is a highly competitive process; the categories for cash awards are photography, painting, sculpture, mixed media/assemblage, printmaking, and drawing. The awards reception is held at the Court House Cultural Center Gallery. Additionally, each high school principal and the school superintendent select pieces to purchase that become a part of a permanent collection at their respective high schools and the superintendent's office.

For more information about the Arts In Education programs, please feel free to contact us.

About Marvin S. Cone:

Marvin S. Cone, a local writer, poet, art collector, entrepreneur, and educator was inspired by the creativity of art students in Martin County. He sought to encourage young people to pursue even greater achievements by transforming the annual high school art exhibit into an event that truly recognized student's artistic accomplishments. Established in 1987, the Marvin S. Cone Annual High School Juried Art Show honors its founder and his unrelenting enthusiasm for young people, for the arts, and for his timeless efforts in making this event what it is today.


  • Marvin S Cone 33rd Annual High School Juried Art Show Awards List (2019)

    JUDGES AWARDS

    Honorable Mention Awards (across category):
    1) “Dirty Laundry” by Anna Gray
    2) “Thinking About Diversity” by Mika Fowler
    3) “Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island” by Alexia French
    4) “Railways” by Dina Coletti
    5) “Stacked” by Ryan Ehrlich
    6) “Savior of Innocence” by Isabella Gallese
    7) “Fall Harvest” by Chelsea Monet
    8) “Nuvoloso” by Teagan Habicht
    9) “Cocoon” by Edward Dunn
    10) “Tiger” by Cassidy Bean
    11) “McCharles Smith” by Katherine Gorham

    For Drawing:
    3rd Place: “Gucci Linen” by Madeline Corella
    2nd Place: “Her Eyes Were Like Saucers” by Shannon Lindsay
    1st Place: “Rhinoceros Beetle” by Amelia Stebbing

    For Mixed Media:
    3rd Place: “Elegance” by Aleesia Wise
    2nd Place: “Sugar Coated Distress” Marina Golino
    1st Place: “Sicilian Layers” by Nina Curto

    For Painting:
    1st Place: “Hidden Dangers” by Riki Russell

    For Sculpture:
    2nd Place: “Trashy Classy” by Caroline Rouse
    1st Place: “Struggles Within” by Kristy Diaz

    For Photography/Digital Prints:
    3rd Place: “Untitled” by Abigail Wilcox
    2nd Place: “Scent-imental” by Katie Koedam
    1st Place: “Bottomed Out” by Jacqueline Rouse

    For Best of Show:
    “That Damn Bag!” by Michael Rizzo, South Fork High School

    PURCHASE AWARDS

    Superintendent’s Purchase Award: “Scent-imental” by Katie Koedam

    Jensen Beach High School Purchase Award: “Safe Haven” by Kylela Covell

    Martin County High School Purchase Award: “Enchanted” by Alexis Dodge

    South Fork High School Purchase Award: “The Tenuous Sea” by Caroline Curl

    Clark Advanced Learning Center Purchase Award: “Autumn Wolf” by Miguel Paes and “Abstract Dancer” by Kaitlyn Berger

    Pine School Purchase Award: “Lavender Garden” by Maria Di Edigio

    Supervisor of Elections Purchase Award: “Local Legacies” by Alexandra Trejo

    The Historical Society of Martin County Purchase Award: “Der Jäger” by Abrielle Marksteiner

    Children’s Services Council: “Angelica” by Faith Hill

    Zweben Law Group: "Untitled” by Abigail Wilcox


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