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Art Students Participate in SWC Fine Arts Festival

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On Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 Ainsworth art students participated in the SWC Fine Art Festival held in Ainsworth.  This festival includes 8 schools that belong to the SouthWest Conference.  Students from Cozad, Valentine, Broken Bow, Minden, Gothenburg, McCook, and Ogallala also participated. 

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On Friday students participated in the mural contest, each school created a mural based on a previously chosen subject.  This year the subject was Frank Stella and his art.  Gothenburg students won the mural contest. 

On Saturday the art students participated in four art workshops.  These workshops were Painting (Smear & Slop)  presented by Priscilla Portinier, Printmaking with clay and tempera paint presented by Pat Schemmer, Tri-Tone Drawing presented by Paula Warner, and Drawing and Painting on Fabric presented by Jan Knispel.
There was also an art show held during these two days that showcased student work from each school.  The winner of the SWC Student Choice Award from Ainsworth was Macey VonHeeder.
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