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Posted in Caton Merchant Family Gallery, mixed media, Photography, Poetry, Student Artwork, Visual Arts, on 6 January 2020, by , 0 Comments

Congratulations to all of our winners & participants! Our sponsor, Lockheed Martin, will host an informal viewing at their facility on February 13, between 3-5 pm. RSVP is REQUIRED, so please do not miss out! Contact Lynn Fields at lynn.fields@lmco.com to register or 703-367-4546

Visual Art:

1st Place: Yohanna Taddesse, Still-Life, Pastel, Woodbridge

2nd Place: Carolyn Vaseghi, What Brings Us Together, Oil, Homeschool

3rd Place: Kyra Morris, Faded Into Distortion, Prismacolor & Graphite, Woodbridge

Honorable Mention:
Felicity Gonzalez Rivera, In His Eyes, Colored pencil, Colgan

Hope Dearborn, Munchen, Germany, Digital Photography, Patriot

"Hi, my name is Hope Dearborn and I am an Eleventh grader at Patriot HS. Most of my time is devoted to school, volleyball, crossfit, and recently dive, but art has always been something that I use to wind down. Whether it be music, drawing, or painting, art has been a consistent outlet for me. When I took photography one last year I fell in love with the instant connection the medium allowed me to make with the world around me. When I got the chance to go to Israel and Munich, Germany, I was excited of course to explore overseas, but also to document every part of the trip. This photograph is a bird’s eye of Munich, taken from the top of a tower that some friends and I climbed for a euro."

Keilani Wetternach, Sunset Oasis, Acrylic, Osbourn Park

Art & Technology:

1st Place: David Jones, Binary Focus, Digital Art, Colgan

Click here to read about David's art process!

Poetry:

1st Place: Lily Parker, “Creatures of the Night”, Colgan

2nd Place: Olivia Misero, "Water Falling", Colgan

3rd Place: Sam Faulk, "I'm Not a Poet", Osbourn 

Honorable Mention:

Lynn Vassar, “Passing By”, Colgan

Caitlin McGeehan, “A Poet’s Purpose’, Forest Park

Josseline Calderon Rivera, “A Poet’s Purpose”, Osbourn

Wearable Art:

1st Place: Isabella Goglia, Colgan, Materials: Plastic trash bags, math paper, Computer cords, tape, glue, and paint

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Posted in acrylic paintings, mixed media, Student Artwork, Visual Arts, on 13 December 2019, by , 1 Comments

Off the Wall
16th Annual High School Art Competition

Exhibit dates: December 12 – January 14, 2020
Open House: January 4, 2-4 pm (Snow Date: January 11, 2-4 pm)

The highly anticipated Off the Wall competition returns for its 16th year! Each year the local area high school students are invited to showcase their talent by participating in a high school art competition. The competition encourages student expression and creativity in a professional setting and allows the participants to gain experience in the field of art. The exhibit includes student work in the following categories: Visual Art, Poetry, Wearable Art, and our STEAM influenced category, Art & Technology (3D prints & digital designs). This year’s exhibition features 39 talented student artists.

View the student artwork at the Open House on January 4, 2-4 pm (Snow Date: January 11, 2-4). Awards will be announced at the Open House.

The Off the Wall High School Art Competition is sponsored by Lockheed Martin. Following the exhibition at the Center for the Arts, Off the Wall will travel to Lockheed Martin for the month of February. Lockheed Martin will host a separate reception at their facility for the students, parents and teachers (Date TBA).

Participating Students:

Woodbridge
Joselyn Andrade
Yohanna Taddesse
Kyra Morris
Anh Dao

Patriot
Katelyn Nussbaum
Hope Dearborn

Ashley Tran
Alaina Marie Gaul
Michelle Huynh
Fatima Shaikh

Osbourn Park
Rocio Serrano Velasco
Diego Barrera Rivera
Keilani Wetternach

Corynn Ellsworth
Rachael Tang
Olivia Thacker

Manuel Guerrero Zdeinert

Manassas Park
Catherine O’Connor

Forest Park High School
Julianna Bolivar
David Kim

Colgan
Victoria Pittella

David Jones
Valeria Vera Alva
McKenna Titcomb
Felicity Gonzalez Rivera
Aidan McGuire

CD Hylton
Thia Lam
Taylor Arnold
Jemma Alumbaugh

Brentsville District
Lauren Machen
Chloey Kessler

Battlefield
Nicholas Austin-Wakefield
Isabel Lee

Osbourn
Paige Saari
Ndya Mangum
Leticia Vera Hernandez

Homeschool/Creative Brush Studio
Carolyn Vaseghi (Homeschool)
Sofia Ettema (Creative Brush Studio)
Julia Hunter (Creative Brush Studio)

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Posted in Caton Merchant Family Gallery, Visual Arts, on 3 December 2018, by , 0 Comments

Off the Wall
Exhibit dates: December 18 – January 25, 2019
The highly anticipated Off the Wall competition returns for its 15th year! Each year the local area high school students are invited to showcase their talent by participating in a high school art competition. The competition allows the students to express their creativity and imagination in a professional setting and gain knowledge and experience in the field of art. The exhibition includes student work from the following categories: Visual Art, Poetry, Wearable Art, and our STEAM influenced category, Art & Technology (Think 3D prints & digital designs!). 

View the student artwork at the Open House on January 5, 2-4 pm (Snow Date: January 12, 2-4). Free & open to the public.

Following the exhibition at the Center for the Arts, Off the Wall will travel to Lockheed Martin for the duration of February. Lockheed Martin will hold a special reception for the students, parents, and teachers on Wednesday, February 20, 2:30 pm. Following the reception, all attendees will be invited to take a tour through the facility (3:30 pm). RSVP is required for the private reception, and all interested students/parents/teachers should contact Lynn Fields lynn.fields@lmco.com.

Participating Students

1. Hee So (Battlefield High School)(Graham)

2. Mujgan Gadimbayli (Battlefield High School)(Graham)

3. Josie Carter (Brentsville)(Miehl)

4. Olivia Woolfrey (Brentsville)(Miehl)

5. Davida Alumbaugh (CD Hylton)(Willis)

6. Leidy Escobar (CD Hylton)(Willis)

7. Aidan McGuire (Colgan)(Nance)

8. Annie Chotikul (Colgan)(Burns)
9. Armoni James (Colgan)(Braney)

10. Emily Yates (Colgan)(Burns)

11. Felicity Gonzalez Rivera (Colgan)(Braney)

12. Hermon Seyoum (Colgan)(Nance)

13. Kiara Grover (Colgan)(Burns)

14. Tobin Porter (Colgan)(Burns)

15. Victoria Pittella (Colgan)(Braney)

16. Leah Stansbury (Creative Brush)(Raymond)

17. Madeline Houser (Creative Brush)(Raymond)

18. Lily Doshi (Forest Park)(Solliday)

19. Robert Fortunato (Forest Park)(Solliday)

20. Francesco Feltri (Osbourn)(Lively)

21. Luke Pham (Osbourn)

22. Ricky Martinez (Osbourn)(Weaver)

23. Brandon Alvarez (OPHS)(Pierre)

24. Haniah Virk (OPHS)(Pierre)

25. Jeffrey Blibo (OPHS)(Pierre)

26. Keilani Wetternach (OPHS)(Pierre)

27. Manuel Guerrero Zdeinert (OPHS)(Pierre)

28. Rachael Tang (OPHS)(Pierre)

29. Ximena Guerrero Zdeinert (OPHS)(Marshall-Greeson)

30. Grace Hubler (Patriot)(Giampapa)

31. Katelyn Mettmann(Patriot)(Giampapa)

32. Lizzie Burrell (Patriot)(Giampapa)

33. Makenna Christian (Patriot)(Giampapa)

34. Joanna Vitela (Woodbridge)(Petropulos)

35. Samantha Carlson (Woodbrige)(Rozelle)

36. Sofia Ettema (Creative Brush)(Raymond)

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Posted in Caton Merchant Family Gallery, Visual Arts, on 9 January 2018, by , 0 Comments

Congratulations to all of the winners of the Off the Wall Annual High School Art Competition!

Thank you to Lockheed Martin for generously sponsoring the exhibition. Following the closing of the exhibit at the Center for the Arts, the student art work will be traveling to Lockheed Martin (Manassas) for the month of February. A separate reception will be held for the students, teachers, and family members.

The judges had their work cut out for them this year - with 40 pieces of art on display containing a variety of media and subject matter, it was a close call. 

Visual Arts Category:

1st Place: Saranne Mendez, Chromatic Portraiture: CrayoLian (2,226 crayons), Woodbridge Senior


2nd Place: Asha Martin, #Black Lives Matter, Colgan


3rd Place: Tam Vu, Sink Fish, Battlefield


Honorable Mention:
Corban Hubler, Creative Brush Studio
Evan Hackler, Battlefield
Imi Cabacungan, Battlefield
Olivia Woolfrey, Brentsville District
Hannah Phillips, Battlefield
Sandra Iveth Rivas Hernandez, Osbourn

2018 marks our 2nd year of incorporating the category of Art & Technology (inspired by our sponsor, Lockheed Martin). The Art & Technology category consists of 3d printed objects/materials. 

1st Place Art & Technology 2018:

RJ Weaver
Partially Exposed (double ring)(jewelry)
Manassas Park High School
Artist Description: This set of jewelry has a central theme of exposed hexagonal patterns that, from its open pattern, suggests a weak connection, but actually provides a strong bond to each side of the piece. The hexagonal patterns have a volume that is 72% less than a solid piece of metal, but have a surface area that is 25% greater. This provides the pieces with a structure that is strong and material efficient, while also revealing what or whom is behind the jewelry. The see-through pattern is contrasted by the solid band of metal that borders the hexagons, providing a solid wall of material that hides what is behind it.

Poetry Category:
1st place: Sa’Raye Wynder-Burs, "Inspiration", Woodbridge Senior 
2nd place: Rebecca Visger, "A Camel Through the Eye of a Needle", Osbourn 
3rd place: Brandon Carter, "Heartbeat", Osbourn 

"Inspiration" by Sa'Raye Wynder-Burs, Woodbridge Senior

Inspiration comes from fog
The corners of our mind
Sleeping dormant until
Awakened by our soul

Contained within your heart
Behind those locked doors
Pouring out the keyholes
And underneath the floors.

Some inspiration appears
From objects in our day;
There’s words, lyrics, poems:
Things that people say.

The painters with their brushes
Their muse giving them sight
Guiding their hands to perfection
Brushstrokes kept so light.

Musicians with their instruments,
Playing those sweet tunes
Fingers leap and fly
Leaving you so soothed.

Written words from a poet
Minds are left rattled, dazed
Open but confused,
Everything leaving a feeling.

There lies a poet’s muse

Poetry Honorable Mention:
Jessica Sebenlaer, Woodbridge
Ryan D'Emidio, Woodbridge

Wearable Art Category:
1st Place: Taylor McClain, CD Hylton, Dress: Paper Plates, Napkins, Duct Tape

Did you opt-in for the traveling exhibition? 

Lockheed Martin Manassas is pleased to invite Off the Wall student participants and their teachers to join us at our site for a reception and tour at the Manassas facility.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Lockheed Martin Manassas
9500 Godwin Drive

To register, contact Lynn Fields at lynn.fields@lmco.com or by phone at 703-367-4546 by Friday, February 9.

All attendees need to be registered prior to the event. Please contact Lynn if a student or teacher does not have U.S. citizenship or there are any questions.

Please return the signed photo release form (one per student) by Tuesday, February 13.

The Lockheed Martin employees have enjoyed viewing the wonderful art look forward to meeting the students on February 15!

 

 

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Posted in Caton Merchant Family Gallery, on 11 January 2017, by , 0 Comments

Congratulations to our 13th Annual Off the Wall winners! Despite the snow, our reception on Saturday, January 7, was very successful. We had over 200 visitors, including teachers, parents, and students. Thank you to everyone who came out, and a special thank you again to Lockheed Martin for sponsoring the exhibit!

Visual Arts Category:

1st Place: Anne Bray, Red Riding Hood (Corrugated Cardboard), Osbourn High School

2nd Place: Rebecca Miller, Untitled (Pen & Ink Wash), Battlefield High School

3rd Place: Luke Pham, 51 Shades of Grey (Charcoal), Osbourn High School

Visual Arts Winners

Visual Arts Winners

1st Place (Visual Arts), Anne Bray, "Red Riding Hood", Osbourn High School

1st Place (Visual Arts), Anne Bray, "Red Riding Hood", Osbourn High School

Honorable Mention: Emma Beatty, Portrait, Osbourn Park

Alison Poisson, Lookout, Forest Park

Maria Torres Serafin, Narcissus, Osbourn

Justina Ahinakwah, Winter Night, Forest Park

Caroline Doolin, Self-Portrait, Forest Park

Art & Technology:

1st Place: RJ Weaver, Conformism (3D Print), Manassas Park High School

Art & Technology winner, RJ Weaver

Art & Technology winner, RJ Weaver

Poetry:

1st Place: Kaitlyn Graham, "I Love That Her Hair Is Purple", Woodbridge Senior High School

2nd Place: Leah Gaush, "Speak Up, Poet", Woodbridge Senior High School

3rd Place: Annie Chotikul, "Scribbles and Scraps", Charles J. Colgan Senior High School

1st and 2nd Place Poetry Winners

1st and 2nd Place Poetry Winners

Wearable Art:

1st Place: Leon Sunga from Osbourn High School and model, Stephanie Morra

Wearable Art Participants (Leon Sunga, 1st place winner on far right and model, Stephanie Morra)

Wearable Art Participants (From left to right: Jenny Luu (designer), Litzy Paneloza (model), Stephanie Mora (model), and our 1st place winner, Leon Sunga)

 

 

 

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