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Ten Orono High School artists were recognized with 13 awards in the Region 2AA Minnesota State High School League visual arts competition. It was held in April at Chaska High School.
Svea Torgerson received a Judge’s Choice Award for her drawing, “Insomnia.” She also received superior ratings for two additional drawings.
Judge’s Choice winners were given the opportunity to display their work, discuss their artistic process and celebrate their achievement in a May 11 ceremony at the Perpich Center for Arts Education.
Seven additional students earned a superior rating:
Three students earned excellent ratings:
Each piece of art (drawings, prints, paintings, photography, sculptures and ceramics) was viewed and judged by professional local artists and then given a rating.
Jayne Hudgins is the art teacher at Orono High School.