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2016 Art Contest Winners

 

  
 "On the Waves of a Dream" by Kourtney Aultman
 Kourtney with her original artwork for the Krewe of Orpheus
 

 

POSTER NOW FOR SALE!

Featuring artwork by Kourtney Aultman, winner of the 2016 Art Contest.  She was commissioned by the Krewe of Orpheus to create their official 2017 poster. 

 18 x 24 inches, Edition of 250

$40 plus shipping

 

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Congratulations to the winning students! Over 650 high school students from across Louisiana entered the 2016 Scholarship Art Contest by submitting original works of art for the theme of "Louisiana Celebrates Carnival."  GRFA awarded $45,250 in college scholarships to ten (10) seniors and six (6) juniors!

 

 

       

1st Place Senior

$6,000

“Hail to the King!”

Kourtney Aultman

Riverdale High School

Jefferson, LA

 

      

2nd Place Senior

$5,500

“She is Carnival”

Madeline Kirby

Iberville Math, Science and

Arts Academy

Plaquemines, LA

 

 

        

3rd Place Senior

$5,000

“Jock-a-mo-fee-na-na”

Chelsea Lee

Riverdale High School

Jefferson, LA

 

 

 

4th Place Senior

$4,500

“Masquerade”

Camellia Jiles

Caddo Parish Magnet

High School

Shreveport, LA

 

 

 

5th Place Senior

$4,000

“Carnival de Louisiana”

Mckynzi Hill

DeRidder High School

DeRidder, LA

 
 
 
 

 

6th Place Senior

$3,500

“Masked Magic”

Lucy Guo

Baton Rouge Magnet

High School

Baton Rouge, LA

 

 

 
 

7th Place Senior

$3,000

“Behind the Masque”

Claytin Goss

Zachary High School

Zachary, LA

 
 
 

8th Place Senior

$2,500

“Taken into the Nightlife”

Maya Blitch

Zachary High School

Zachary, LA

 

 

 

 

 

 

9th Place Senior

$2,000

“Masked Eyes”

Lauren Willson

Caddo Parish Magnet

High School

Shreveport, LA

 

 
 

10th Place Senior

$1,500

“Louisiana Tradition”

Madison Landry

St. Thomas More

High School

Lafayette, LA

 
  
 
 
 

 

1st Place Junior

$1,250

“L’heure de Masquage

(The Masking Hour)”

Nathan Vogel

Riverdale High School

Jefferson, LA

 
 
 

2nd Place Junior

$1,000

“Frames of Orhpeus”

Gina Gaspard

St. Thomas More

High School

Lafayette, LA

 
 
 
 
 3rd Place Junior

$750

“Reine du Carnaval”

Hope Gann

Riverdale High School

Jefferson, LA

 
 

 

 

4th Place Junior

$500

“Laissez Les Bon

Temps Rouler”

Amber Fremin

Academy of Our Lady

Marrero, LA

 
 
 

5th Place Junior

$250

“Masquerade of

Marionettes”

Cora Barhorst

St. Joseph’s Academy

Baton Rouge, LA

 
 

 

6th Place Junior

$250

“Orpheus Flame of

Mardi Gras”

Caroline Cochran

St. Joseph’s Academy

Baton Rouge, LA

 

 



Louisiana's Official Bicentennial Poster
Poster created by high school junior Katie Atkins for our 2012 Art Contest