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Northwestern High School Art Show 2024 Awards

This year marked the 16th annual Northwestern High School Art Show collaboration between NHCC and 10+ nearby high school art departments. We are proud to feature such impressive student work in our gallery and look forward to this exhibition year after year. Learn more about this show by visiting the Northwestern webpage

Bravo to the incredibly talented artists who participated in this year's showcase. Thank you for sharing your creative work with us! 

North Hennepin Community College is very pleased to announce the 2024 People's Choice Award and Artistic Merit Award recipients. 

People's Choice Award

Each year, guests who visit the gallery have an opportunity to vote on their favorite piece. The student with the most votes wins the People's Choice Award for that year. Additionally, the work of the winning student is featured on the art show promotional materials for the following year. 

The 2024 People's Choice Award goes to: 

Avery Chirpich 
Maple Grove High School
Title: Avalanche Lake
Media: Photography 

photograph title: avalanche lake

Artistic Merit Awards

A panel of experienced artists serve as judges and select Artistic Merit Award recipients from each participating high school. 

Champlin Park High School

Brady Dolan
Title: Portrait of Sister
Media: Colored Charcoal on Charcoal Paper

Champlin park student artwork

Elk River High School

Carly Humphrey
Title: It Sticks to Kicks
Media: Acrylic

elk river student artwork

Irondale High School

Annie Supina
Title: Time in the Sun
Media: Pencil

Time in the Sun

Maple Grove High School

Avery Chirpich 
Title: Avalanche Lake
Media: Photography 

photograph title: avalanche lake

Osseo High School

Jacob Mattson 
Title: Blue Vase
Media: Ceramic

Title: Blue Vase

Park Center High School

Olivia Khang
Title: Again
Media: Ink

Again, an art piece in ink

Robbinsdale Armstrong High School

Meela Kolesnikov 
Title: Mrs. Pots
Media: Stoneware

Title: Mrs. Pots

Robbinsdale Cooper High School

Odalys Huerta Anzaldo 
Title: Clocking Out
Media: Acrylic 

artwork by Robbinsdale Cooper student

Rogers High School

Isabella Lisiuk
Title: Blueberry Set
Media: Clay

Title: Blueberry Set

St. Michael-Albertville High School

Tate Songstad
Title: Morning Flow
Media: Acrylic Paint on Canvas

Title: Morning Flow

Zimmerman High School

Megan Kowalski
Title: Falling
Media: Copper

jewelry designed by a Zimmerman HS student

Congratulations to all the award recipients! 

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