Local art to compete at national level
April 16, 2010
- Youth compete at national art competition
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The artwork of two students from Vilseck High School has been selected to compete at the 2010 Boys and Girls Club of America National Fine Arts Exhibit in the United States later this year.
Nicole Nakata's drawing, "Randomness," and Ben Villalon's sculpture, "Fighting Dragon," were two of 40 chosen from more than 350 pieces at the regional fine arts competition in Garmisch, Germany, March 14.
Earlier in the competition, nine paintings and one sculpture were selected by judges at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr's Netzaberg Youth Center. Those selections were Xavier Calip, 11, mixed media; Maggie Clearwater, 11, pastel; Cecilia Fodor, 13, for mixed media and acrylic; Nichole Nakata, 15, mixed media; Summer Robson, 11, collage; Erika Schneider, 11, colored pencil; Ben Villalon, 14, sculpture; and Brianna Woodson, 11, for water color and acrylic.
Editor's Note: Judy Geraghty is a program assistant at the Netzaberg Teen Center.