Youth Art Exhibition
Area students in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in our annual
Dia de los Muertos Youth Art Exhibition.
Awards will be given for first and second place in three categories:
6-8 Grades, 9-10 Grades, 11-12 Grades
Teachers: We accept class projects!
2022 Theme: El Regreso de las Almas
To celebrate the return of the festival after a 2-year break, the theme of the 2022 Youth Art Exhibition a is
“El Regreso de las Almas / The Return of the Souls.” On Dia de los Muertos, the deceased are depicted in skeletal form full of vitality as they were in life – talking, laughing, celebrating, and enjoying life. Works of art should address the return of the souls on the Days of the Dead – coming home, reuniting with loved ones, reveling in festive activities, and rejoicing in happiness.
The 2022 Youth Art Exhibition is sponsored by
The exhibition will be displayed at the
Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center, 2021 Agnes St., CCTX.
October 21st- November 17th
Artwork due at K Space Contemporary: Saturday, October 8
Exhibition Dates: October 21 - November 17
Reception & Awards: Oct. 27th, 6 to 8 pm, at the Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center, 2021 Agnes St.
Pick-Up Dates: November 19-20
And the Winners Are:
Grades 11-12: People's Choice
"Vivo en tu Corazon" by Reagan Uhl, mixed media, Flour Bluff High School
Grades 11-12: First Place
"Calavera Azul" by Nissa Padilla, prismacolor and ink, Flour Bluff High School
Grades 11-12: Second Place
"Remembrance" by Jasmin Cervantes, acrylic, K-12 Online Program
Grades 9-10: First Place & Peoples Choice
"Siempre Conectado" by Chloe Bush, color pencil, Odem High School
Grades 9-10: Second Place
"Our Memory Still Stays" by Lourdes Sosa, Photography, Flour Bluff High School
Grades 9-10: People's Choice
"The Beauty of Death" by Zion Gray, painting, Flour Bluff High School
Grades 6-8: First Place
"Return of the Souls" by Gloria Harris, acrylic, Flour Bluff Middle School
Grades 6-8: 2nd Place and People's Choice
untitled by Abcede Fuentes, colored pencil, pen, alcohol marker, Baker Middle School