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Visual Art Scholastic Eventhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=33Visual Art Scholastic Event2014-04-16T16:16:29Z<div class="ExternalClassC60EF6DD59104911968BC7570BB56493"><span style="line-height:1.5;">A total of 12 Katy ISD students received State Medallions, with one student winning the Gold Seal of Excellence Award, at the </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE)</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;"> in early April. VASE provides students the opportunity to bring artwork created in their art classes to regional and state events for evaluation by certified jurors. The following students received State Medals and Gold Seals in this year's VASE competition:​</span> <p><strong>State Medallions:</strong></p><p><strong>Mijee Bergbauer</strong>, Cinco Ranch HS, "Serenaders"<br><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Chase Berry</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Taylor HS, "Nature Always Wins"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Grace Carter</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS, "Still Beauty"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Erika Evasiuk</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS, "Giant"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Stephanie Garcia</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS, "Visions of Beauty"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>A</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>li Hareem</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Taylor HS, "Jigsaw Tower"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Joanna Levine</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS "Ancient Days"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Meredith McWhirter</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Taylor HS, "Iron Maiden"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Courtney Morris</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Cinco Ranch HS, "Isolation"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Xiao Ying (Wendy) Wu-Zhen</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS, "Listening to Sunshine"<br></span><span style="line-height:1.5;"><strong>Megan Yu</strong></span><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Taylor HS, "A Few Of My Favorite Things"</span></p><p> <strong style="line-height:1.5;">Gold Seal of Excellence Award:</strong></p><p><strong>Aigerim Zhumagaliyeva</strong>, Seven Lakes HS "Cultural Beauties"</p><p>VASE is the only art event of its kind in the nation. Sponsored by the Texas Art Education Association, the program is only eligible for Texas high school students in grades 9-12. <a href="http://www.taea.org/VASE/default.asp" style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Click here</font></a> for more information on this event. </p></div>
Upcoming Seven Lakes HS Dance Spring Showhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=32Upcoming Seven Lakes HS Dance Spring Show2014-04-11T20:18:12Z<div class="ExternalClassA29A35AC2F4A46D2B27C76302980695A"><p>​<img src="/dept/finearts/PublishingImages/MRHS%20dance%20poster.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:424px;height:678px;" /></p></div>
Upcoming Mayde Creek HS Dance Spring Showhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=31Upcoming Mayde Creek HS Dance Spring Show2014-04-11T20:15:47Z<div class="ExternalClassFBFA1691D13143D39B21B2A896FC40F5"><p>​<img src="/dept/finearts/PublishingImages/Mayde%20Creek%20HS%20Dance%20Poster.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:445px;height:712px;" /></p></div>
Upcoming Cinco Ranch HS Spring Dance Showhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=30Upcoming Cinco Ranch HS Spring Dance Show2014-04-11T20:16:07Z<div class="ExternalClass80287A88147E406196AF95679E9C92B6"><p><img src="/dept/finearts/PublishingImages/Cinco%20Ranch%20HS%20Spring%20Show%20Poster%202014.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:408px;height:650px;" /> </p></div>
Taylor HS Pacesetters Upcoming Spring Showhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=29Taylor HS Pacesetters Upcoming Spring Show2014-04-10T15:02:54Z<div class="ExternalClassA6539BB1432E47FF909C5E8864524FD0"><p><span style="line-height:1.5;"><span style="line-height:1.5;"><img src="/dept/finearts/PublishingImages/Taylor%20HS%20Spring%20Show.JPG" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:493px;" /></span> </span><span style="line-height:1.5;"> <span style="line-height:1.5;">The Taylor High School Pacesetters present </span>for their Spring Show  "THE CROWN, THE WAND AND THE CLOAK"  on April 24-27 at the Performing Arts Center. The Pacesetters have been working with Lauren Anderson, a former principal dancer with the Houston Ballet. Anderson is now a Houston Arts Partner and an </span><span style="line-height:1.5;">outreach associate in the Houston Ballet's education department.</span> </p><p><a href="http://youtu.be/FIZstlYv6bo"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">Click here</font></span></a> to view the video promotion of the upcoming spring show. </p></div>
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Competitionhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=27Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Competition2014-03-19T14:21:16Z<div class="ExternalClassCD64A00A956C4D51806EA5447A1CC8C9"><span style="line-height:1.5;">Tompkins High School student, </span><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Lucy Chen</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, won a top spot in the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo art competition this year. Chen was chosen as the</span><strong style="line-height:1.5;"> Overall Reserve Grand Champion</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, landing her a spot in the annual art auction and in the Western Art Academy, an intensive four-week workshop focusing on oil painting, drawing and other activities. Chen's artwork set a new world record for the reserve grand category and auctioned for $196,000. As a whole, Katy ISD student art brought in more than $500,700 in this year's art auction.</span><span style="line-height:1.5;">​</span><p>Additional Katy ISD students were selected for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Award finals. Congratulations to the following:</p><p><strong>Western Art Academy:</strong></p><ul><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Lucy Chen</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Reserve Grand Champion, Tompkins HS</span><br><em>(Intensive four-week workshop held in Kerville, Texas under the direction of Schreiner University focusing on oil painting/drawing and activities including field trips to local art studios)</em></li></ul><p><strong>Glassell Junior School of Art Workshop Winners:</strong></p><ul><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Rebecca Jung</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Rylander Elementary</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Alexander Kappes</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Rylander Elementary</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Megan Villanueva</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes Jr. High</span><br></li></ul><p><em>(120 positions are awarded to students K-12 grade selected for one session in the summer or fall in the medium they wish to study.)</em></p><p><strong>Auction:</strong></p><ul><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Lucy Chen</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Reserve Grand Champion, Tompkins HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Keana Asadifar</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Class Champion Monochrome, Seven Lakes HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Bernadette Charba</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Reserve Class Champion 3D, Seven Lakes HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Roxolana Krywonos</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Class Champion Mixed Media, Seven Lakes HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Sierra Schriefer</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Katy HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Claudia Morles Sosa</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Nina Truong</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Esther Jang</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Genevieve Mortensen</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Katy HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Erika Evasiuk</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS</span><br></li><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Stephanie Garcia</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Seven Lakes HS</span><br></li></ul><p><strong>Quick Draw Student Winners:</strong></p><ul><li><strong style="line-height:1.5;">Roxolana Krywonos</strong><span style="line-height:1.5;">, Champion, Seven Lakes HS</span><br>​</li></ul><p>A total of 14 students represented the District in this year's Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Award finals. <a href="http://www.rodeohouston.com/events/school-art/index.aspx" style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#c40000">Click here</font></a> for more information about the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo school art competition.</p></div>

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