OGDEN -- Kristina Nygaard and Brooke Kendell were named Best of Show winners in the Weber School District Art Show and Competition.
Awards were presented Thursday, April 19, at the Eccles Community Art Center.
Nygaard, a student at Weber High School, took the top honor with "Study in Color & Texture." Kendell, from Snowcrest Junior High School, earned the top award on the junior high level with a work called "Lines of Life."
Awards were also given in a variety of categories.
First-place winners on the high school level were Addie James of Bonneville High School, black and white art; Jared Saunders of Weber High, color drawing; Christina Rackham of Weber High, painting; Joshua B. White of Bonneville High, photography/commercial art; Michael Tran of Fremont High, pottery; and Sydnie Pappas of Weber High, three-dimensional work.
Junior high first-place winners were Noelle Roskelley of Snowcrest Junior High, black and white; Karlee Baugh of Snowcrest, color media; Kiersten Price of T. H. Bell Junior High, painting; and Chandler Moore of North Ogden Junior High, three-dimensional sculpture.
The judging was done by artist Kamille Corry of Salt Lake City on the basis of visual impact, technique, overall design, use of color, the concept behind the work, and expressiveness.
Two additional awards were made by the Eccles Community Art Center. Taylor Barrett of Bonneville High School and Roy Junior High School student Hallie Howe were each rewarded for creativity with a certificate for an art class and family membership at the center, as well as a plaque to hang in the school.
The exhibit continues through April 28 at the Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. The center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free.
For more information, call 801-392-6935.