To an artist, a showing of their work is one of the goals.  Our students look forward to and enjoy showcasing their work and seeing other students' work.  
 
Our exhibitions include:
 
Wichita Falls Kemp Center for the Arts
VASE
MSU High School Art Competition
WFISD Purchase Award
13th Congressional District Competition
 
Art exhibitions are our "Friday Night" game time.   This is what we work towards.
 
 
19th Annual MSU Art Show  Feb 12, 2011
 
The MSU Art Show is a competition between all of the students in each of the schools in the region.  Students compete in categories based on the medium of their piece.  All grade and experience levels compete with each other.  Winners in each category win $100 prize, 2nd place receives $50, and 3rd place $25.
 
WFHS Winners
 
Sierra Abston and Erin Crumley were the recipients of the scholarship offered by MSU to incoming Freshmen.
 
Shannon Spruiell
2nd Place-Ceramics
Willa Goldberg
3rd Place-Ceramics
 
 
Hastin Howard
3rd Place-Sculpture
 
Ghislaine Bigot
3rd Place-Painting
 
Emily Pettijohn
2nd Place-Photography
 
Taylor Roberts
HM-Photography
 
Erin Crumley
HM-Drawing
 
Alexus Saenz
HM-Printmaking
 
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18th Annual MSU Art Show     Feb 13, 2010
 
WFHS Winners
 
Samantha Nichols was the winner of the scholarship offered by MSU to incoming Freshmen art majors.
 
Sammantha Nichols
1st Place-Sculpture
 
Kagen Thacker
2nd Place-Painting
Caroline Wieck
HM-Painting
 
Ghislaine Bigot
HM-Painting
Jorge Nunez
1st place-Drawing
 
Adam Walker
HM-Drawing
      Adam Dockery
     HM-Drawing
 
      Emily Pettijohn
     HM-Photography
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1st Place Winners
 
 
 
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Mrs. Alderette, Adam, Sierra, Mr. Kingcade, Alex, Sami, Jorge, and Mr. Mayfield
 
 
17TH ANNUAL MSU ART SHOW        FEB. 14, 2009
 
WFHS Winners
 
Sammantha Nichols
1st Place-Ceramics
1st Place-Sculpture
HM-Sculpture
 
Tommy Finn
1st Place-Painting
Adam Walker
2nd Place-Painting
 
Shannon Spruiell
HM-Painting
 
Emily Pettijohn
2nd Place-Photography
 
DJ Blair
HM-Sculpture
 
Destiny Guerrero
HM-Graphic Design
 
 

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VASE 2011 Regional Event
February 26, 2011
 
This year, 7 students from WFHS competed in the Regional VASE competition.  Seven of the nine pieces recieved superior ratings and won gold medals.  5 of the 7 students had not competed in VASE before.
 
Regional Gold Medal Winners:
 
Erin Crumley
Emily Pettijohn
Sierra Abston
Kati McCarthy
Terri Shoop
 
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Sierra Abston, Lily Katherine
Tonya Shubert, and Gina Zhang
 
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Terri Shoop
 
VASE 2010 Regional Event
January 30, 2010
 
 
This year 14 students from WFHS competed in the Regional VASE competition.  Eleven of those 14 students had not competed in VASE competition before. 
 
WFHS students recieved a total of 5 superior ratings and gold medals.  One student will go on to compete at the state level in Houston.
 
VASE 2010
 
Regional gold medal winners:
 
Emily Pettijohn 
Kate Plaxco
Maggie Veigl 
Taylor Gibson   
 
Taylor also qualified for state.                                              

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Here are the pieces that were submitted.  The first 4 pieces are the gold medal pieces.
 
 
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Maggie Veigl  "Maggie"
 
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Taylor Gibson  "41 International"
 
 
 
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Kate Plaxco  "Lucy"
 
Blue Fog
Emily Pettijohn  "Blue Fog"
 
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Caroline Wieck  "Monkey Business"
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Kate Plaxco  "Preening Peacock"
 
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Destiny Guerrero  "Celtic Knot"
 
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Destiny Guerrero  "Tempest"
 
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Sierra Abston  "My Harley"
 
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Kagen Thacker  "Fall"
 
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Alex DeLeon  "Friends and Lovers"
 
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Adam Walker  "Erin"
 
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Nisa Cruz  "Moto-Chrome"
 
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Veronica Nino  "Serenity"
 
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Veronica Nino  "Wildflower Paradise"
 
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Tommy Finn  "Grizzz"
 
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Tommy Finn  "Cat"
 
Emily
Emily Pettijohn  "I in the Darkness"
 
Curacao
Jusin Wallace  "Curacao"
 
2010 State VASE Event
April 10, 2010
 
Taylor at State
Taylor Gibson and her artwork
 
VASE Floor
2-D exhibition floor
 
at Minute Maid
At Minute Maid Park the day before the contest
(Astros lost 8-0)
 
 
VASE 2009 Regional Event
March 13, 2009
 
VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event) competition is broken down so the students are competing within a certain experience level.  Art I competes with Art I, Art II with Art II and so on.  This seperation is in place to keep the AP students from competing with beginners and less experienced art students.
 
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Mr. Kingcade and Samantha Nichols
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Samantha Nichols' Koshari the Deciever
 
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2009 Regional VASE Gold Medal Winners and Mentors
 
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Samantha Nichols, Emily Pettijohn
Leisha Thornton, Shaunda Weise, Destiny Guerrrero, DJ Blair, Tommy Finn
Mr. Mayfield, Mrs. Alderette, Mr. Kingcade
Not Pictured - Clayton Crouch
 
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Emily Pettijohn
 
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Tommy Finn
 
MSU ART SHOW
DJ Blair's mask on the right
 
2009 VASE State Competition
April 18, 2009
 
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Clayton Crouch's Painting
 
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Samantha Nichols Sculpture (left)
 
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Gold Medal Winners and Mentor
Samantha Nichols, Mr. Kingcade, Clayton Crouch
 
 
 
 
 
Wichita Falls Kemp Center for the Arts
2010
Each year The Kemp Center invites WFHS to exhibit student work.  For the past several years, our students have had space to showcase their work to the public.  Student work has also been purchased from this show as recent as last year.
 
"As We See It"
 
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Wichita Falls Kemp Center for the Arts
2009
 
"Horses, Hogs, and Potpouri"
 
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13th Congressional District Art Contest
 
Each year, our school participates in the 13th Congressional District Art Contest.
 
2009 Congressional District Art Contest winner-Sammantha Nichols
 
Sami Nichols
Sami's painting that is now on display in the Capitol building in Washington D.C.
 
Samantha Nichols with her award winning painting now on display in Washington, D.C.
Sammantha was selected as the 2008 winner also, and is the only student to win more than once.
 
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Pictured with her art teacher, Mr. Kingcade and her painting.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WFISD Purchase Award
Each year, the district High Schools participate in the Purchase Award Competition.  Two students' work is selected from each school by the district art teachers and the district purchases the winners' work to be displayed at the Administration Building.
 
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2011 WFHS Purchase Award Show winners
Shannon Spruiell & Erin Crumley
 
 
 
Tiffany and Emily
2010 WFHS Purchase Award Show winners
Tiffany Hilley & Emily Pettijohn
 
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2009 WFHS Purchase Award Show winners
Talyor Morrison & Shawn Ramos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2008 Woman's Forum Photography Exhibition
 
This year, Emily Pettijohn participated in the Woman's forum Photography Exhibition.  Her work was selected as 1st and 2nd place in the High School division, as well as best overall in her division.
 
1st place
 
winner, winner chicken dinner
 
Woman's Forum Photography Exhibition