Art Award Winners

St. James High School Art Competition

Kylie Crawford won a $4,500 Scholarship in the 2016 St. James High School Art Scholarship Competition.  She submitted a portfolio of 5 mixed media pieces and competed with close to 40 portfolio submissions.



Art Education Association of Indiana

Below Emily Yellina with her painting that won first place at the Art Education Association of Indiana fall convention.  Emily also had her flag design for Youth Art Month selected to represent the State  of Indiana.



 Gilda’s Club Fine Art “Write Stuff” Competition

Students were asked to write or make art reflecting on their connections to cancer.  Two students from New Albany High School were the top two winners in the Art Category. Below is Lucinda Quinn who won first place in the 2016 Gilda’s Club Fine Art “Write Stuff” Competition. The other is Emily Yellina’s piece, that won second place. You can find out more about the competition and read the students’ artist statements at this website:

2016Lucinda Quinn with Gilda's Club Winner



 Gold Key Awards

Below are images of two NAHS seniors who have won Gold Key Awards, and their artwork.  Their art will continue via digital images to the National Level of judging in New York City.  National winners should be announced by early April. The Gold Key art can be viewed at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft until Feb. 26, 2017.  This is a professional venue for our students to exhibit and is quite an honor to have work selected at the level.  There were nearly 2000 entries and their art is in the top 10 percent from schools in 11 counties in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The first two pictures are of Caitlin Randall, the third is Emily Yellina.


 Silver Key Awards

 Ivy Tech Art Jam Competition

Here is a photo of Caitlin Randall with her First Place artwork at the Ivy tech Art Jam competition. The Theme was “Moving Forward” in the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
She has won a $1,000 scholarship to Ivy Tech!

Jolene Aragon Dearborn is an exhibiting artist in this show too, artwork can be seen at the Ivy Tech College Gallery in Sellersburg.



 The 2017 Congressional Art Competition


Congratulations to Junior, Jenna Townsend, who won the Grand Prize in the Indiana 9th Congressional District Art competition.  Congressman Trey Hollingsworth came to our school on May 10, 2017, to congratulate Jenna on her accomplishment!  Her work will go to Washington D.C. and hang in the tunnels that run between the Congressional Offices and the Nation’s Capitol.  She will be recognized in a special ceremony in Washington D.C. this summer!  She is featured in this photo with Congressman Hollingsworth and her teacher, Trish Korte.

Other New Albany High School winners were also congratulated by Congressman Hollingsworth!  Shantanna Argueta won an Honorable Mention (on the left) and Kelsey Humphrey won Second Place (on the right).  Congratulations to these talented students too!!



 Senior Art Showcase

Senior Art Showcase at the 45th Annual Secondary Art Show Awards Ceremony features Elizabeth Wafford with her artwork and Emily Yellina with her art.

 Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists (LAFTA)

Congratulations to Emily Yellina for winning the LAFTA Merit Award! She is pictured below with her art teacher, Trish Korte, and her LAFTA representative, Elmer Lucille Allen.