Winter Wonderland Exhibit
Douglas County students winter art competition
Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County presents the annual winter art competition featuring work from Douglas County students from grades kindergarten through twelfth. The show is called A Winter Wonderland. Students created masterpieces based around the theme winter wonderland. The showcase of artwork will reflect the magical Holiday dreams of children. With many different views of what the season is about, the spirit of joy and festivity unite the gallery walls in one theme of heartfelt celebration. The CAC Gallery Committee judged this annual competition. Prizes were sponsored by The Red Cockerill Gallery in Austell.
Prizes were awarded during the opening reception for A Winter Wonderland on December 5th.
Winners of this year’s art competition were judged on originality, composition, craftsmanship, and creative use of the show’s theme. This year’s winners are:
Holly Springs Elementary, 1st grade, Adaleigh Terry
Dorsett Shoals Elementary, 4th grade, Joseph Moreno
Harvester Christian Academy, 8th Grade, Eli Hyatt
Chapel Hill High School, 11th grade, Lidiya Nikitenko
Also present on the evening of the reception was our own beloved instructors for our seasonal Open House. Check out the line-up of upcoming classes of all types, from traditional drawing sessions to crafty workshops. Wide-eyed children took a look into the New Year
with fascinating tutorials to develop their talents and dreams. The reception featured ambient carols by students from Eastside Elementary School. And a very merry surprise indeed, Mr. and Mrs. Claus made a guest appearance at the reception. The exhibit will be on display until December 19th during regular business hours of 9 am – 5 pm, Monday- Friday. Gallery admission, tours, and receptions are free. If you’re interested in a special gallery tour, please call the CAC to schedule an appointment (770.949.2787), but no appointment is necessary for casual drop-in viewings.
The Red Cockerill Gallery, owned by Ann Cockerill, has been a part of the Austell community since 1975. They provide quality custom framing, a beautiful selection of original artwork, and limited edition prints. They also offer classes and workshops throughout the year. Please visit http://www.redcockerillgallery.com for more information about their offerings.
The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County, located at 8652 Campbellton Street in historic downtown Douglasville, Georgia, is open Mondays through Fridays, 9 am to 5 pm. For directions and more information, visit www.artsdouglas.org or contact the Cultural Arts Council at 770.949.2787.
The mission of the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County is to nurture, guide and stimulate the enjoyment of and participation in the arts among Douglas County residents by providing an atmosphere conducive to the arts, broadening the spectrum of quality exhibits and performances available to the community, and fostering individual interactions with the arts through a wide range of satellite groups. The Cultural Arts Council is supported in part by the City of Douglasville and the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.