FBCA Art Students were recently awarded by the 87th Annual Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo as top young artists in the 2023 School Youth Art Competition. Lower, Middle and Upper School art students exhibited 92 pieces of artwork in this year's youth art competition that will be on display at the county fairgrounds in building D from Friday, September 29 to Sunday, Oct 8, 2023.
The student honorees won Rosettes in the following categories: Mixed Media, Carnival Scene, Painting, Ceramics, Sculpture, and Color Pencil.
Junior, Sidney Arnold, and Senior, Ashlyn Daily, won a Best of Show Rosette for their pieces.
Senior, Joana Liu, Senior, Gavin St. Jean, Junior, Helina Zhang, Sophomore, Nina Melichar, and fifth grader, Caleb Williams were awarded an Outstanding Rosette for their artwork.
“It is an honor for FBCA to be a part of this year's 87th Annual Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo. Our Lower, Middle and Upper School art entries represent the extraordinary range of creative expression that celebrates this year's theme "Proud Traditions Inspiring Our Future," Director of Fine Arts, Robert Sanders said. “Thank you to all of our impressive FBCA art teachers and artists for helping to facilitate an opportunity to showcase art at one of this area's signature celebrations. Each year, we are excited to partner with the Fort Bend County Fair to bring our community together to support one of the largest and most successful events in the area and state.”
“We are thankful for the continued support that the Fort Bend County Fair gives to young artists to have a juried exhibition each year to recognize the creative talents of all young artists in our Texas arts community,” Sanders said.
Level of Rosette
Title of work
Gavin St. Jean
From the Earth
Best of Show Rosette
Anatomy of Creatures With and Without Possessions
Peace in the Unseen
Best in Show Rosette
The Boo Crew
Pen and Ink