The Mississippi School of the Arts’ Visual Arts Department has racked up awards for the 2022 Mississippi Regional Scholastic Art Competition. In an email sent to MSA faculty by Maurice Calvert, one of the department’s visual instructors, he wrote “Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition this year! As some of you are already aware, we have received an email containing the awards winners for 2022 and I wanted to share the list with you all. Gold, and Silver Key works will be on view at the Mississippi Museum of Art from February 10 -March 20.”

35 Gold Keys, 32 Silver Keys, and 30 Honorable Mentions are the official totals. “We will hear soon about works that will go on to our National Competition. We are very, very proud of you all!,” said Calvert. Maurice Calvert and Brittany Horne are the instructors for the Visual Arts program at MSA.

Visit the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, MS, for the annual display of statewide winners. Click here for event details.

Gold Key Awards

Student

Type of Medium

Name of Piece

Sabella Aguilar (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Stupid Rodents
Alyssa Bergen (Sr) Painting Melting Man
Cecil Bolton (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Have You Seen My Cat
Mayleen Candelario (Sr) Painting Vroom Vroom
Mayleen Candelario (Sr) Painting Ice Cream
Ashley Charles (Sr) Painting Seph
Ashley Charles (Sr) Painting Shape Abstract
Ashley Charles (Sr) Painting Xavier
Katherine Daleke (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Dissent Into The Woods
Kelly Eubanks (Sr) Painting Let Pull Over
Kelly Eubanks (Sr) Painting Happy Birthday
Kelly Eubanks (Sr) Drawing and Illustration Silent Prayer
Mykayla Hall (Sr) Painting Mae’s Garden
Mykayla Hall (Sr) Painting The Road
Taylor Herron (Jr) Painting Behind You
Taylor Herron (Jr) Painting Ponder
Taylor Herron (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Hot Headed
Taylor Herron (Jr) Mixed Media Out Of This World
Taylor Herron (Jr) Painting Peek-A-Boo
Taylor Herron (Jr) Drawing And Illustration An Odd Display
Taylor Herron (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Toxic
Taylor Herron (Jr) Painting Overload
Khadeja Johnson (Sr) Painting Red
Khadeja Johnson (Sr) Drawing and Illustration Glass Still Life
Khadeja Johnson (Sr) Painting Multi-Colored Self-Portrait
Haley Ladner (Sr) Comic Art Leave
Nisa Gildea (Jr) Painting Lil’ Portrait Guy
Nisa Gildea (Jr) Painting Ms. Stonewall
Nisa Gildea (Jr) Painting 3 Funky Men Goin’ At It
Nisa Gildea (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Oh Em Jee Is That Me
Worth Novinski (Jr) Drawing and Illustration The Obliteration of Elizabeth Anne Smith
Worth Novinski (Jr) Drawing and Illustration The Revenge of Elizabeth Anne Smith
Elizabeth Smith (Sr) Drawing and Illustration Sensitive
Zee Washington (Sr) Painting George
Macey Wilson (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Figure No. 1

Silver Key Awards

Student

Type of Medium

Name of Piece

Sabella Aguilar (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Zero (The Apple and The Worm)
Tatyana Baker (Jr) Painting Self Portrait in Nature
Cecil Bolton (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Self Portrait
A’Kenziah Brown (Sr) Painting Impact
A’Kenziah Brown (Sr) Painting 50 Cent Loli
A’Kenziah Brown (Sr) Drawing and Illustration Graphite Halo
A’Kenziah Brown (Sr) Drawing and Illustration Display
A’Kenziah Brown (Sr) Painting Complacent Station
Mayleen Candelario (Sr) Painting Where’s Your Head At?
Adair Carey (Jr) Painting Elephant
Adair Carey (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Bones
Elizabeth Duggan (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Nowhere
Elizabeth Duggan (Jr) Painting Busy Brain
Elizabeth Duggan (Jr) Painting Weeping Willow
Ethan Dye (Sr) Painting Abject in Motion
Ethan Dye (Sr) Painting In June
Kelly Eubanks (Sr) Painting Where Are We?
Kelly Eubanks (Sr) Painting Death of A State
Kelly Eubanks (Sr) Painting Waiting Room
Kelly Eubanks (Sr) Digital Art May Your God Be As Real As Your Prayers
Taylor Herron (Jr) Mixed Media Vivid Colors
Taylor Herron (Jr) Mixed Media Fear
Taylor Herron (Jr) Painting Bewitched
Khadeja Johnson (Sr) Painting The Outback
Khadeja Johnson (Sr) Painting Yellow
Khadeja Johnson (Sr) Painting Blue
Zada McGreger (Sr) Drawing and Illustration Desk of a Witch
Macey Wilson (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Animal Skull
Macey Wilson (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Hallway of Light and Dark
Mara Zehentner (Sr) Painting Man in a Box
Mara Zehentner (Sr) Painting Sudden Realization
Keely Schmidt (Jr) Painting Busby Girl

Honorable Mention Awards

Student

Type of Medium

Name of Piece

Sabella Aguilar (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Opossum Party
Tatyana Baker (Jr) Painting French Evening
Tatyana Baker (Jr) Photography Three in One
Tatyana Baker (Jr) Photography 3’s Company
Alyssa Bergen (Sr) Painting Hellfire
Alyssa Bergen (Sr) Painting For Her
Alyssa Bergen (Sr) Digital Art Angelic
Aubrey Brink (Sr) Painting The Alleyway
Aubrey Brink (Sr) Painting Impact
Adair Carey (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Portrait
Ashley Charles (Sr) Painting D. Jackson
Katherine Daleke (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Draping of Death
Elizabeth Duggan (Jr) Painting Girl With One Ear
Elizabeth Duggan (Jr) Painting Alone
Ethan Dye (Sr) Painting Dualty
Annie Evans (Jr) Drawing and Illustration Solar Beetle Chromatic
Mykayla Hall (Sr) Painting Turtle Bones
Audrey Henderson (Jr) Drawing and Illustration New Beginnings
Taylor Herron (Jr) Mixed Media Explosive
Taylor Herron (Jr) Mixed Media Contagious Turmoil
Haley Ladner (Sr) Digital Art rebirth
Haley Ladner (Sr) Digital Art Escapism
Nisa Gildea (Jr) Painting Skull Stacker
Anna Sasser (Sr) Painting Late Night Shopping
Anna Sasser (Sr) Painting Glacier Bay
Anna Sasser (Sr) Digital Art I Hate My Job
Anna Sasser (Sr) Painting Little Theatre
Keely Schmidt (Jr) Painting Chrome
Roslyn Walker (Sr) Painting A Peep Inside
Mara Zehentner (Sr) Painting Mara

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