multi-high school art competition. There were three of us
participating, Nathan Pinnock, Al Rounds and me.
Amateur artists from 8 high schools within the Granite school
district participated in a 6-hour competition. The students had to
begin and complete an artwork within a six hour time frame.
The best part about the evening was supporting each individual
artist with personal tips and pointers on how to best utilize their
time and improve their art techniques.
The work of aspiring young artists rarely gets seen.
There is no high profile football game or a visible orchestra
performance or even a shining trophy on display in the glass
case of a lobby.
The only way to share student work is to hold an event or
exhibit where their create process and efforts can be visible.
Part of being a professional artist should include volunteering
to give back to the community. Creating and holding an event
such as "Art Night Live" can raise awareness of the work of
young artists and provide positive reinforcement and motivation
Besides that, it can be a lot of fun!