Fayette Co. students take top honors at art competition


FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Some Fayette County students took top honors in the 2019 Bluegrass Regional Art Exhibition.

Natalie Fowler, of Lafayette, took Best of Show 2-D for “Shrink;” Mason Gohde, of Bryan Station, took Best of Show 3-D for “The Selters;” and an Art Education/AESA Award went to Abby Burns, of Henry Clay, for “Cheater in a Balloon.”

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Teens from two dozen counties took part in the Bluegrass contest, which was co-sponsored by the Kentucky Art Education Association (KAEA) and Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Art & Design. The Giles Gallery on EKU’s Richmond campus hosted a reception and awards ceremony March 24.

The first-place and special award winners advance to state competition, along with runners-up in Painting and Drawing.

The All-State Art Show will be on display at the Hellmann Creative Center in Covington starting April 8. The KAEA awards will be presented May 5.

You can view the full list of results HERE.