First ever art festival
Congratulations Angela!

Curator's Choice Award - Mary's Garden of Tears by Angela Gonzalez
Angela Gonzalez and parents

Congratulations
1st Place and
viewers' choice Winners!

see interview highlights on youtube At counter 6:06:56

Derek - Viewers' Choice Award
Derek - Viewers' Choice Award

"Mary Thrice Admirable"

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Maya - 1st Grade 1st Place
Maya - 1st Grade 1st Place

"Mary of God"

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Mark - 2nd Grade 1st Place
Mark - 2nd Grade 1st Place

"Heavenly Mary"

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Valentina - 3rd Grade 1st Place
Valentina - 3rd Grade 1st Place

"Mary Rising to Heaven"

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William - 4th Grade 1st Place
William - 4th Grade 1st Place

"You Are a Child of God"

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Hannah - 5th Grade 1st Place
Hannah - 5th Grade 1st Place

"Mary Loves Us All"

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Abbie - 6th Grade 1st Place
Abbie - 6th Grade 1st Place

"Mary Mother of All"

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Maria - 7th Grade 1st Place
Maria - 7th Grade 1st Place

"Mary and Maria"

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Angela - 8th Grade 1st Place
Angela - 8th Grade 1st Place

"Mary's Garden of Tears"

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theme: 
Mary, Mother of God and Our Mother,
a model of the perfect communicator

180 visual art entries to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary were created and submitted by 1st – 12th-grade students in our 31 county area.  The entries came from Jackson, Nebraska, to Lake City, Iowa; Boone to Hospers, Iowa.

Our our esteemed Siouxland artists evaluated the students’ artwork based upon creativity, originality, theme, and excellence.

The above 1st Place winners and their parents were honored at a reception

and our on-air guests, April 21, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. during the Spring Pledge Drive!

Click on the attached link to see the winners in each grade!

Watch for the announcement of
the "Viewers' Choice Award!" 
Thank YOU, Adjudicators!
  • Amy Thompson - Art SUX Gallery and Art SUX for Kids

  • Jean Guy Richard 

  • Paula Crandell

  • Gail Ray

THANK YOU, SPONSORS!

Presenting Sponsor ($1,000): 

Festival Patrons ($500): 

Festival Supporters ($250):

Festival Donors:

 

Festival Promoters: