GHS art students submitted entries to the CNC Art Fair in Baxter on May 4, and fifteen projects were awarded ribbons.

GHS art students submitted entries to the CNC Art Fair in Baxter on May 4, and fifteen projects were awarded ribbons.
Of the entries, five received blue ribbons, six received red ribbons, and six received white ribbons.
Students awarded blue ribbons included Bomi Kim, bottles; Adela Milburn, coil pot; Madalyn Smith, pendent jewelry and horsehair pottery; and Ariel Vinze, pinch pot.
Those awarded red ribbons included Canese Jarboe, mixed media and pinch pot; Jeanine Kunshek, woven painting; Kristin Lorenz, painting; Maren Schaub, painting; and Chelsea VanLeeuwen, bottles.
Those awarded white ribbons included Christine Bennett, painting; David Christmas, pinch pot; Sha Horton, epoxy; Brett Martin, drawing; Randi Pierce, pottery; and Leah Ruark, pottery.
Twelve students attended the art fair, including Zane Batson, Brett Martin, Bomi Kim, Rachel Rawlings, Randi Pierce, Leah Ruark, Madalyn Smith, Maren Schaub, Lindsey Stolte, Tori Stolte, Andi Umbarger, and Chelsea VanLeeuwen.
While there they participated in a newspaper contest in which they were required to create various pieces of food items out of newspaper and masking tape.
They also attended art demonstrations by three artists. Karl Lipscome presented painting techniques, Jim Reed worked on the potter’s wheel, and Holly Reed played the guitar and taught students how to weave a hat.
Regarding the event, freshman Madalyn Smith said, “I thought it was fun, and the people who did the demonstrations were really good.”
Art instructor Nichole Meyer commented, “We had a strong body of art to represent Girard this year.”
Following the art fair, the group viewed the Pittsburg State faculty and senior art display.