RHS student awarded $10,000 scholarship in art competition

Rockford High School (RHS) senior art student Shelby Blackmore received a $10,000 scholarship to Kendall College as part of their annual Art Day Competition held on March 19. This competition was open to students in all media, including, but not limited to, drawing, pastel, watercolor, painting, ceramics, textiles and weaving, graphic design, industrial design, furniture design, photography, and conceptual art. Students were asked to submit three of their best and original artworks by 10 a.m. Saturday and return at 2:30 p.m. for the awards presentation.

This year, there were 111 entries from three different states, including Michigan, Ohio and Illinois. Blackmore is one of 15 students selected to receive a scholarship award. Her three pieces were titled “Inspired,” “Rooted” and “Grounded.” These three pieces are part of a concentration of 12 pieces she is currently working on as part of her senior portfolio.

Blackmore’s award-winning work, along with other RHS students’ projects, will be on display at the RHS Art Show May 24-26.

 

Other Stories from the Squire

Top News…

CannonLeBlanc

Undeveloped Town Square identified as most critical issue   By BETH … [Continue Reading...]

Muellersonpropertyline

New home owners ‘devastated’   by BETH ALTENA   When Amy Mueller and her … [Continue Reading...]

firetraining1

Citizen asks for clarification at Council   By BETH ALTENA   During Rockford’s … [Continue Reading...]

swans

A stroll around downtown Rockford is a chance to see plenty of pretty sites, from flowering spring … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

In Other News

Knowing Your Competition   by David Broyles SCORE Counselor   Regardless of … [Continue Reading...]

Downtown Rockford was as busy this sidewalk sale week as in past years, despite a heat index of over … [Continue Reading...]

Rockford resident, writer and photographer John Hogan shared this picture with the Squire. The … [Continue Reading...]

David S. Fry

They wrote the book on cottage law—literally Recently, Attorney David S. Fry opened the … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

Speak Your Mind

*