Plano High School Artists Victorious at I-8 Art Conference Competition

April 18, 2017
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Plano High School's Art Department had 14 students and 2 studio artists enter into this years annual I-8 Conference Art competition. Mr. Tardi and Ms. Billips are proud to share that Plano High School artists won a best in show award in nearly every category they ent

ered. Plano had 13 winning artists. Some of our artists even took both of the top 2 best in show spots. We also had 2 winning portfolio artist. So basically... it was a clean sweep!!
Our winning categories and victorious artists are as follows:

Zach Bowne: I-8 All conference Artist winner, Studio art
Yolanda Gomez: I-8 All conference Artist winner, Studio art

Black and White Drawing Crafts
Rachelle Gomez: Best in Show Shannon Aduanna: Best in Show
Adele Martinez: Best in Show Anna Benedix: Best in Show

Color Drawing

Oil Painting
Gillian Schiech: Best in Show Jazlyn Diaz: Best in Show

Water Color Painting Mixed Media
Rachelle Gomez: Best in Show Adela Martinez: Best in Show

Photography Ceramics
Alexia Kassinger: Best in Show Lindsay Magnotti: Best in Show

Sculpture
Lindsay Magnotti: Best in Show

We also had entries from Dillon Hamman (mixed media), Hannah Little (sculpture), Demetra Phylactos (oil painting), and Jennifer Ariola (Acrylic Painting).

If you know these students or see them around, please congratulate them on their hard work and dedication. Mr. Tardi and Ms. Billips are beyond proud of everyone of their competitors and so pleased with the effort they have put into their artwork this year.

Thank you again for your support for and encouragement of these wonderful young artists!



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