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Student Artists Competition

Amarillo Opera is happy to announce the winners of our 1st Annual Student Artist Competition in collaboration with our 2014 production of Musica Variada. All of the entries below will be on display at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, May 9th, for school performances of Musica Variada at 10am and 1pm and on Saturday, May 10th, for a public performance at 7:30pm. All other submissions may be picked up from the Amarillo Opera office during normal business hours. Winners will receive 4 tickets and Honorable Mentions will receive 2 tickets, to one of Amarillo Opera's 2014-2015 season show of their choice. To obtain these tickets, please contact the Amarillo Opera office at 806.372.7464. Thank you to all who entered and to our judges: Andrew Scott DeJesse, Sandra Pelfrey, and Betty Solis.

3rd Grade


Walsh Sadler, Puckett Elemtary
Artistic Medium: Acrylic and Paper

4th Grade


Kennedy Pernell, Reeves Hinger Elementary
Springtime Strings
Artistic Medium: Guitar strings and wood

Honorable Mention
Brooklyn Pernell, Reeves Hinger Elementary
Natural Music
Artistic Medium: Sharpie and Paint

5th Grade


Emma Ochoa, Oakdale Elementary
Hopefully it Rains Coffee
Artistic Medium: Tempera paint

Honorable Mention
Harley Keith, Oakdale Elementary
Let it Fall Down
Artistic Medium: Tempera Paint

Aubrianna Hernandez, Oakdale Elementary
The Hateful Cat
Artistic Medium: Tempera Paint, Marker, and Color Pencil

10th Grade


Daniele Garcia, Spearman High School
En el Fondo ele la Fosa
Artistic Medium: Linoleum

Evelyn Lopez, Spearman High School
En El Fondo de la Fosa Llevaremos La Misma Vestidura"
Artistic Medium: Linoleum

Honorable Mention
Ryanne Howell, Spearman High School
El fonde de la Fosa
Artistic Medium: Colored Pencil

Mayda Karolina Ruiz Prieto, Spearman High School
Beauty is worthless when you die.
Artistic Medium: Linoleum

11th Grade


Gabriel Briseno, Spearman High School
Music is Life
Artistic Medium: Linoleum

12th Grade


Priscila Delgado, Spearman High School
Artistic Medium: Pastel

Connor Gray, Amarillo High School
Sun Bleached Cavart
Artistic Medium: Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

Honorable Mention
Vanessa Briseno, Spearman High School
Odia lo querido
Artistic Medium: Oil Pastel

Natalie Turner, Amarillo High School
Café Poster
Artistic Medium: Digital Art

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