The Woodward News

March 14, 2013

Paul Laune contest winners announced

Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. — Here are the winners from the annual Paul Laune Art Competition for high school students put on by the Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum.

Museum Director Rob Roberson said 12 schools were involved in the contest with 303 entries.

A reception will be held starting at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 11 and awards will be handed out at noon on that day.

The students' work will be on display in the museum throughout March and until April 11.

Here are the winners:

Painting - oil and acrylic

1, Daisy Macias, Perryton, Texas, "The Beauty of Innocence"

2, Viviana Andazola, Laverne, "Eve"

3, Pris Avalas, Laverne, "Springtime Alive"

Watercolor - transparent, acrylic and tempera

1, Cinthya Nevarez, Laverne, "Giraffe"

2, Hunter Tsatigh, Canton, "Mystical Soul"

3, Hunter Tsatigh, Canton, "Wolfman"

Pencil or charcoal drawing

1, Elizabeth Wilson, Perryton, Texas, "Serene Beauty"

2, Motasha Harper, Mooreland, "Striped Thirst"

3, Megan McClive, Alva, "Jensen"

Ink drawing (black and white) includes scratchboard and stipple

1, Renee Pack, Mooreland, "Owl Over the Sunset"

2, Matthew Rauh, Mooreland, "Bee-Lieving in Hard Word"

3, Motasha Harper, Mooreland, "Thoughts of an Absent Father"

Colored drawing - includes colored pencil, ink, stipple, crayon and pastels

1, Lauren Berlingeri, Fairview, "Oklahoma Sunset"

2, Dalton Costello, Alva, "Blue Bubbles"

3, Aaron Black, Perryton, Texas, "Buster"

Three-dimensional - includes pottery and sculpture

1, Trevor Foote, Alva, Untitled

2, Cody Shepherd, Canton, "Nike Shoe"

3, Emily Taylor, Turpin, "Wildflower"


1, Randle Clapp, Perryton, Texas, "The Wall of the Unknown & Known"

2, Estafania Martinez, Booker, Texas, "Laura"

3, Yesenia Ortega, Perryton, Texas, "Ineffable Innocence"

Miscellaneous - includes batik, collage and mixed media

1, Heidy Sanchez, Canadian, Texas, "Monarch"

2, Caitlin Smithson, Booker, Texas, "Checkmate"

3, Aridai Avila, Booker, Texas, "Little One"

Best of Show

Josue Aguilar, Booker, Texas, "Gold Rush"

Theme award

Sam Baker, Fargo, "The Working Man"