State Visual Arts Competition and State Art Wars

Five local judges decided our contenders for the SDHSAA State Visual Arts Competition.

Pictured left to right in the top row are Gabrielle Engbarth, Ciara Neuman, Maddie Erickson, Derek Maas, Christian Mayberry, and Solomon Saugstad.

Pictured left to right in the front row are Ashley Ramos, Addy Wills, Alondra Ibarra, Cadence Stewart, Sara Bergh, and Eva Schaap.

Not Pictured are Brynn Nelson and Lane Klarenbeek.

The State Visual Arts Contest Gallery is held in conjunction with the State “A” Boys Basketball Tourney at the Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls and it will be open to the public on Friday, March 19 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Following is a link to more information on the SDHSAA webpage:

https://www.sdhsaa.com/Fine-Arts/Visual-Arts

Artists that will compete live at the State Art Wars will receive a prompt then they will have one and one-half hours to complete their piece.  Art Wars competitors are:

Photography:  Ashley Ramos, Maddie Erickson, and Ciara Neuman

Drawing:  Cadence Stewart, Alondra Ibarra, Maddie Erickson, and Ashleigh Colford

Sculpture:  Sara Bergh

Painting:  Eva Schaap and Sara Bergh

The Beresford School District Art Teacher is Mrs. Julie Saugstad.