Top HHS art awards announced

Posted: May. 15, 2020 2:33 pm Updated: May. 15, 2020 2:47 pm

HANNIBAL, Mo. | Hannibal High School art instructors James Zimmerman and Lisa Wiese would like to announce winners from the HHS portion of the annual Young Masters exhibit. The HHS portion of the Young Masters exhibit, as well as pieces from selected Veterans Elementary students, has been extended and may be viewed in person during regular gallery hours at the Hannibal Arts Council through Saturday, May 16.

Pieces and students winning the 2020 HHS Awards are: Best of Show —“Hairy Cow,” pen and ink drawing by Khloee Hinton; First place awards (in no particular order) went to — “Wink,” charcoal drawing by Lily Brewer, “Archion,” clay sculpture by Stephen Lohman, “Next Stop Broadway,” acrylic painting by Thomas Thurman, and “Twisted,” charcoal drawing by Miya Kauffold; Second place awards were presented for (in no particular order) — “Bee Board,” acrylic skateboard painting by Aubrey Whitehead; “Bird in Flowers,” oil painting by Lily Brewer; “Kraten,” clay and oil pastel mask by Chelse Woolfolk, and “Bang Tin,” acrylic painting by Aubrey Whitehead. Honorable mentions (in no particular order) went to — “Hymenoptera,” cardboard sculpture by Marius Hayden; “Pretty Bird,” oil pastel painting by Addison Carlson, and “Morph,” clay and oxide wash sculpture by Tyler Fuget.

Through the May 16 exhibit extension, gallery hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Friday, and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Gallery visitors will be asked to abide by HAC occupancy limits and practice social distancing while viewing the exhibit. The Young Masters exhibit is also available for online viewing on the Gallery page of and in an album on the HAC Facebook page. The exhibit is sponsored by General Mills Hometown Grantmaking Program, the George H. Riedel Private Foundation, and the Missouri Arts Council. More information on the status of this and other HAC programs is available by contacting them at 573-221-6545 or or by visiting their website,


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