Lucia Beck - Sister

Ellensburg High School junior Lucia Beck received a special recognition award for her acrylic painting, “Sister,” at the 46th annul ESD 105 Regional Hight School Art Show on March 2 in Yakima,

Ellensburg High School junior Lucia Beck received a special recognition award for her acrylic painting, “Sister,” at the 46th annul ESD 105 Regional High School Art Show on March 2 in Yakima, according to a news release from show organizers.

The 2019 edition of the ESD 105 Regional High School Art Show includes 78 works by 70 students of teachers from 14 regional high schools. The high schools represented this year are: Davis, East Valley, Eisenhower, Ellensburg, Goldendale, Grandview, Kittitas, La Salle, Naches Valley, Riverside Christian, Toppenish, Wapato, West Valley, and West Chestnut Academy. High school art teachers in the ESD 105 South Central Washington region were invited to submit up to 10 pieces of their students’ art for this year’s regional exhibit.

The juror for this year’s regional show was David Biehlo, assistant professor of graphic design at Central Washington University. All entries were judged on the basis of mastery of the medium used, composition, and creativity, but without information regarding the name of the school or teacher from which the pieces originated.

Additionally, five students each received $2,000 scholarships from Central Washington University for their work in this year’s regional show.

The art show work will remain on display at JA World (650 University Parkway in Yakima) through March 15. JA World’s regular hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CWU Scholarship Awards

Scholarship awards to Central Washington University were presented to five of the students in the Regional High School Art Show. Bieloh awarded $2,000 art program scholarships to each of the following students in recognition of their artwork in this year’s local show:

  • Ellensburg High School 11th grader Lucia Beck for her acrylic painting titled “Sister.” Beck also received a CWU scholarship in 2017 as a ninth grader for a charcoal self-portrait.
  • Davis High School 12th grader Marcus Lopez for his pencil artwork titled “Goggle Man.”
  • East Valley High School 12th grader Amanda Ausink for her ceramic sculpture titled “The Silent Lady.”
  • Eisenhower High School 11th grader Rasti Konkol for a photograph titled “Singing in the Rain.”
  • West Valley High School 11th grader Brisa Pinon Jimenez for a chalk artwork titled “Natural Beauty.”

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