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

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Important Dates:
  • 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

Grades 11-12: People's Choice

"Vivo en tu Corazon" by Reagan Uhl, mixed media, Flour Bluff High School

Grades 11-12: First Place

Grades 11-12: First Place

"Calavera Azul" by Nissa Padilla, prismacolor and ink, Flour Bluff High School

Grades 11-12: Second Place

Grades 11-12: Second Place

"Remembrance" by Jasmin Cervantes, acrylic, K-12 Online Program

Grades 9-10: First Place & Peoples Choice

Grades 9-10: First Place & Peoples Choice

"Siempre Conectado" by Chloe Bush, color pencil, Odem High School

Grades 9-10: Second Place

Grades 9-10: Second Place

"Our Memory Still Stays" by Lourdes Sosa, Photography, Flour Bluff High School

Grades 9-10: People's Choice

Grades 9-10: People's Choice

"The Beauty of Death" by Zion Gray, painting, Flour Bluff High School

Grades 6-8: First Place

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

Grades 6-8: 2nd Place and People's Choice

untitled by Abcede Fuentes, colored pencil, pen, alcohol marker, Baker Middle School

2022 Youth Art Exhibition