Vazia’s art advances to State in VASE


Crystal Vega, Staff Writer

Art students who competed in V.A.S.E. (Visual Art Scholastic Education) at Whitehouse High School Saturday the 13th. Students had to receive  51-60 points to get the high score of a “4” (Superior rating) to win a medal.  Students were interviewed with their art by artists. Students had to talk and write about their technique, execution, originality and meaning of their art. 20 points for interview and 40 points on their actual quality of their art. The following art students received “Superior 4” ratings with 51-60 points: Jose Arrequin – prismacolor – 57 pts, Tony Lugo – prismacolor – 59 pts, Juvenal Ponce – graphite – 56pts, Vasiqua Syeda- prismacolor – 54 pts, Vazia Syeda – mixed media -60 pts, Allex Tellez – prismacolor – 57 pts. FLORAL DESIGN artwork: Rhiannan Eastham- mixed media- 52 pts, Itzel Martinez – mixed media – 54 pts, Bailey Richardson- mixed media – 57 pts, and Bailey Richardson- 2nd piece – prismacolor – 56 pts. SCULPTURE: Emilee King- book sculpture – 52 pts, Charissa Kohlhaas- Assembly sculpture -60 pts, Christian Leady – Assembly sculpture – 51 pts Michael Tang – Assembly sculpture, Cassidy Willingham- Assembly Sculpture -60 pts. ADVANCED ART: Makayla Clements – mixed media – 55 pts, Leslie Leon – graphite  pencil-60 pts, Anna Nguyen – watercolor – 57 pts, Christian Leady – graphite – 55 pts.The following Art students received “3” (second place rating) with 37-50 points: ART I: Angel Halsey- mixed media, Jaysia Maples – prismacolor, Abigail Robertson – mixed media.  ART I: Floral Design paintings:Drew Thormer. SCULPTURE: Priscilla Lopez- stone sculpture, Hayliegh Sanders. ADVANCE ART: Ekaterina Menkina- color pencil, Christopher Hamilton- watercolor, Earnest King – mixed media, Ciara Mosely – variety drawing, Charissa Kohlhaas – mixed media, Kirstan Pinke – graphite, Trevor Herod – acrylic, Magalli Amaro – mixed media, Alexis Gilleland – variety drawing, Jada Spikes – pastel. Vazia Syeda’s artwork will be judged at the state level in April.