48th Annual Volusia Students Create

48th Annual Volusia Students Create

Virtually
Open May 1, 2020 through June 1, 2020

Welcome to the 48th Annual Volusia Students Create Exhibition. Every Spring Volusia Students Create showcases adjudicated artwork from students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. This year's exhibition consists of over 120 artworks from 58 public schools throughout Volusia County. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's exhibition will be hosted virtually. 

Enjoy the full exhibition, virtually. The award winners have been announced and can be found at 0:13:33 of this video and listed below. 

 



Awards Winners

Elementary School

Third Place: Brielle Scutt, 5th Grade
Osteen Elementary, Teacher: Ms. Petersohn

Second Place: Katelyn Sookoo, 5th Grade
Horizon Elementary, Teacher: Ms. Ramsey

First Place: Lucas Zahn & Samuel Adams, 5th Grade
Osceola Elementary, Teacher: Ms. Quicksall

Middle School

Third Place: Maria Guevara, 7th Grade
Ivy Hawn Charter School for the Arts, Teacher: Mr. Silvers

Second Place: Violet Pearl, 8th Grade
River Springs Middle School, Teacher: Mr. Atkinson

First Place: Brycen Dalton, 6th Grade
Ivy Hawn Charter School for the Arts, Teacher: Mr. Silvers

High School

Third Place: Damian Medina, 10th Grade
DeLand High School, Teacher: Ms. Kinsella-Brinley

Second Place: Charles Crockett, 11th Grade
Spruce Creek High School, Teacher: Mr. VandenBerg

First Place: Julianna Boone, 12th Grade
Pine Ridge High School, Teacher: Ms. Richter

 

Best In Show

Marley Canada, 10th Grade
DeLand High School, Teacher: Ms. Kinsella-Brinley

 

Just being invited to participate in the Exhibition is a great honor due to the rigorous adjudication process. Students create these works in their art classes, each school chooses 10 artworks to submit, these artworks are adjudicated at the county level, and the finalists' artworks are matted, framed, and exhibited for the public.

As you view the exhibit, take some time to read the statements accompanying the artworks. These statements describe inspiration, process, and reflection by the students regarding their work. Student artists across the county at all grade levels incorporate writing into their visual art processes to express whole-student visual literacy.

Superintendent Dr. Ronald "Scott" Fritz, Volusia County School Board, Instructional Staff, Administration, and Teachers work to ensure that our Volusia County School students have the best quality education and support the arts programs in our schools.

We thank our special guest judges Cameron Vinston, Executive Director of ArtHaus, Port Orange; Pam Coffman, Curator of Education, Museum of Art DeLand; and Jessica Kennedy, Director of Gallery 500, Daytona Beach.

We extend a very special thank you to the more than 96 art teachers across the district that work so hard to encourage student achievement through creative pursuit.