Student art show displays award-winning art at JDHS

Students from both Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School performed well in statewide art competitions, and JDHS students are showing off their work this week.

From today to Friday, JDHS is hosting its Spring Semester Art Show, including multiple pieces of art that finished in the top three in the state in the Alaska School Activities Association art awards. The show runs from 11:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, 11:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Thursday and 10:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday, in JDHS rooms 233 and 235.

Among the pieces on display are: Sophomore Evan Rodriguez’s “Great Gray Owl” drawing, which earned second place statewide for Multicultural Arts; junior Mason Gallanos’ “Stop Heroin, Start Talking” design, which placed third in the Graphic Design competition; senior Summer Putman’s “Greek Theatre Expression Mask,” which placed third in the Sculpture competition.

Various other works will also be displayed, from an “Octopus Mug” to a “Cereal Killer Bowl.” Those wishing to attend the event must check in and pick up a visitor pass from the front office.


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