St. Margaret’s had 11 nominees in various artistic categories in the Orange County Register’s 2019 Artist of the Year program.
The publication works in partnership with the Orange County Department of Education to recognize Orange County’s talented arts students. A total of 507 students were nominated from 88 Orange County high schools in the fields of theater, dance, film, vocal music, instrumental music, 2D visual arts and 3D visual arts. Once nominated, the students submitted an application that included videos of performances, samples of artwork and reflection about their work as artists.
St. Margaret’s has nominees in the following artistic categories:
2D Visual Arts Nominees in Hand Drawing and Painting
Serena Carson in Hand Drawing and Painting
Shea Hueston in Hand Drawing and Painting
Nicole Ryu in Hand Drawing and Painting
3D Visual Arts Nominees
Avery Clarke in 3D Mixed Media
Zoe Street in 3D Mixed Media
Campbell Case in Ceramics
Bella Blount in Sculpting and Metalwork
Elyse Bryant in World/Cultural Dance
Kayla Leahy in Commercial Dance
Vocal Music Nominees in Nonclassical Voice
Elena Plumb in Nonclassical Voice
Zoe Shor in Nonclassical Voice
A panel of arts educators will narrow down the list and choose semifinalists in each discipline to move on to a round of in-person interviews. The semifinalists will be announced on Sundays beginning March 31. The top artist of the year for each discipline will be announced April 21.
Click here to see the Orange County Register article and links to samples of the students’ work.