Nine DHS students win awards at NEIA/UIC Art Show

Results from the Northeast Iowa/Upper Iowa Conference (NEIA/UIC) Art Show were posted Wednesday, April 5, and nine students from Decorah High School received awards, including four first-place winners.

First-place winners include: Clairissa Huffman, colored pencil; Corina Timm, Functional 3D; Nev Harper, Computer Drawing; and Otto Sim, 3D Sculpture. 

Lily Swenson was awarded second place in the Functional 3D category. Earning third place honors were: Cora Fisher, Graphite Drawing; Aya Hawthorn, Craft; and Jakob Maret, Painting. Isabella Sailor received honorable mention in the Computer Drawing category.

DHS art instructor Erik Dutcher remarked, “I’m so proud of all of the artists who made artwork and presented it at this online show. It’s awesome to have students win awards for their artwork, but the process of creating is the greatest accomplishment.”

Pictured in the Decorah Public Opinion Newspaper were: “I never want to stop making memories with you” colored pencil drawing by Clairissa Huffman.  “Volcàn Goteante” functional 3D piece by Corina Timm. “Chrysanthemum” computer drawing by Nev Harper. “Hellboy” 3D sculpture by Otto Sim.

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