2024 High School Art Exhibit

2024 High School Art Exhibit
Posted on 03/01/2024
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**UPDATED 3/12/2024**
Congratulations to the 2024 Regional High School Art award winners!

Judge's Choice Award Winners

  • Laurel Bacon, "Lights Out," Kamiakin High School (Kennewick)
  • Yudid Camberos-Preciado, "Pomegranate," Kennewick High School
  • Anna Campbell, "The Birds," Three Rivers HomeLink (Richland)
  • Rebecca Graves, "The Curious Humpback," Richland High School
  • Rylee Keck, "Bee-Tiful," Kiona-Benton City
  • Savannah Memmott, "Artist of my Fate," Kamiakin High School (Kennewick)
  • Miles Noethe, "Resting," Richland High School
  • Lena Olsen, "Garden of Love," Three Rivers HomeLink (Richland)
  • Renee Paulson, "Blooming," Southridge High School (Kennewick)
  • Haven Peterson, "Orange You Glad I Painted This," Southridge High School (Kennewick)
  • Isabella Pinto, "Emotionless," Hanford High School (Richland)
  • Callisto Pleake, "#32," Richland High School
  • Nathan Porter, "Entropy," Richland High School
  • Brooke Smith, "Color me Happy," Richland High School
  • Reece Zorn, "Wave on Wave," Kiona-Benton City

Honorable Mention Award Winners

  • Keira Blair The Globe (Home?) Three Rivers HomeLink
  • Anna Campbell I'm Kyle Three Rivers HomeLink
  • Gloria Caridad Pragma Richland High School
  • Carson Casey Untitled Walla Walla High School
  • Sofia Del Toro Stuck Kamiakin High School
  • Juan Farias Gallardo Tranquilidad Balanciada Kamiakin High School
  • Emmalynne Gonzales Tree Vase Walla Walla High School
  • Erika Harbinson Heart on my Sleeve Hanford High School
  • Noah Howland Bucket Man Richland High School
  • Sofia Yanez When You Were Made Chiawana High School

Superintendent's Choice Award Winners

  • Haily Douglass, "Obsidian Sea," Kahlotus School District
  • Andrea Gomez, "Around the Koi Pond," Kiona-Benton City School District
  • Rebecca Graves, "The Curious Humpback," Richland School District
  • Clara Johnson, "Grandma's Urn (She's still with us)," Walla Walla Public Schools
  • Skylar McCann, "Tour of the Galaxy," Dayton School District
  • Olivia Meek, "Eclipse," ESD 123 Superintendent's Choice (from Kennewick SD)
  • Cecelia Mosher, "Galaxy Girl," Columbia School District
  • Neydin Padilla, "La Reynade Mexico," Finley School District
  • Renee Paulson, "Blooming," Kennewick School District
  • Liana Sholotyuk, "Sitting Bird," Pasco School District

CWU Scholarship Winners

  • Laurel Bacon, "Reflection," Kamiakin High School (Kennewick)
  • Kaitlin Chavez, "Thoughtful Musing," Kennewick High School
  • Sofia Dorante, "Guerra." Pasco High School 
  • Erika Harbinson, "Heart on my Sleeve," Hanford High School (Richland)
  • Marshall Madrigal, "Self Portrait," Kiona-Benton City
  • Savannah Memmott, "Artist of my Fate," Kamiakin High School (Kennewick)
  • Christina Nguyen, "Drunken Love," Southridge High School (Kennewick)
  • Tim Pan, "Set Me Free," Hanford High School (Richland)
  • Isabella Pinto, "Computer Engineering Evolution," Hanford High School (Richland)
  • Brooke Smith Brooke, "Color me Happy," Richland High School

The incredible talents of high school artists representing fifteen high schools across nine school districts are on display at the 51st Annual Regional High School Art Exhibit. ESD 123 coordinates this annual exhibition of student art each year, and the 2024 show is now open to the public until March 22 at the Columbia Basin College Gjerde Center in Pasco.

This year’s exhibit features 278 pieces of outstanding artwork representing multiple mediums.  The juried show will recognize 15 Judge’s Choice, 10 Honorable Mention, and 10 Superintendent’s Choice awards.  Additionally, Central Washington University (CWU) will continue its generous tradition of awarding scholarships to selected students.

Students will receive their awards and/or scholarships during the award ceremony on Wednesday, March 13 at 5:30 PM at the CBC Gjerde Center. Judge’s Choice winners from ESD 123’s show will advance on to compete for a spot in the state Superintendent's High School Art Show led by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. 

The public is encouraged to visit the CBC Gjerde Center to view the student artwork now through March 22, as well as to attend the student award ceremony at 5:30 PM on March 13.

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