The South Arkansas Arts Center is pleased to announce the winners of the Kitchen Table Art student art contest, sponsored by Linda and Louis Hall. Judged by artist and educator Gay Bechtelheimer, the awards included first, second, and third place, as well as honorable mention, in the K-3, 4-8, and 9-12 categories. Bechtelheimer praised all the work included in the exhibit, which was created during the school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and selected a few pieces for special recognition.

Best of Show
Harper Allen and Sam Swift “World War Pet” Stop Motion Video  

K-3 Grade Division

First Place: Avery Speer
“Most Beautiful-est Flower You Ever Seen”

Second Place: Rosie Allen
“Talking Turkey”

Third Place: Emily Wetherington

Honorable Mention:
Michael Johnson “The Farm”

4-8 Grade Division

First Place: Trinity Thomas
“Mountaintop Oasis”

Second Place: Abby Oswalt
“City in the Shadows”

Third Place: Lily Langston
“Art Flower”

Honorable Mention:
Cora Connor “Dark Sky”

9-12 Grade Division

First Place: Jadon Cunningham
“Everyday Calm”

Second Place: Emma McGee

Third Place: Jessica Seymore
“Caps Off, Mask On”

Honorable Mention:
Skylar Primm “Geisha Pug”