Young Artists’ Showcase

March 6 – April 18, 2020
A.N. Bush Gallery | Bush Barn Art Center

Now in its 11th year, the Young Artists’ Showcase has grown into a highly anticipated event for K-12 students, teachers, and parents in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties. The exhibit features artwork by hundreds of students at the Bush Barn Art Center.

[Featured Artwork by Selena Mendez, 2019 YAS Poster Artist Award Winner]


Award winners

MAYOR’S CHOICE AWARD
Selected by Mayor Chuck Bennett
Izzy Youso and Rhea Trong from Abiqua Academy for their collaborative piece “Lincoln Retold”

BOB and MARYPAT HILL AWARD
Madelyn Dowen from La Creole Middle School

MAPS CREDIT UNION AWARD
Pradyun Gona from Abiqua Academy

SALEM SUNRISE ROTARY CLUB AWARD
Schirle Elementary School (approximately 415 students created the piece)

POSTER AWARD WINNER – SPONSORED BY The Larry and Jeanette Epping family foundation. This winner’s artwork will be featured on next year’s advertising.
Harper Rossman from South Salem High School

ELEMENTARY AGE AWARDS – Selected by Eric Wuest

3RD PLACE
Isabella Benjamin from Valley Inquiry Charter School

2nd PLACE
Sawyer Willette
for their piece called “The Winged Dog”

1st PLACE
Eloise Jacob
from Abiqua Academy for their piece called “Lavender Field”

MIDDLE SCHOOL AGE AWARDS– Selected by Eric Wuest

3RD PLACE
Kiarra Pratt-Boone from La Creole Middle School

2nd PLACE
Mervielle Kilongo
from Leslie Middle School

1st PLACE
Yaritza Villaseñor
from Immanuel Lutheran

HIGH SCHOOL AGE AWARDS – selected by Laura Mack

3RD PLACE
Yesenia Ruiz from Gervais High School

2nd PLACE
Kate Swenson
for their piece called “In the Shadows”

1st PLACE
Isabella LaFrance from South Salem High School

BEST IN SHOW

Declan Schmunk for their piece called “Big Rigs and Trucks”


Gallery

Gallery images may be cropped – click image to see in full-size!


exhibition sponsors