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CISD Art Students' Awards

Posted Date: 03/30/2022

CISD Art Students' Awards
This year two Chisum Students were selected to exhibit at the k-12 NCECA juried student show in Sacramento, CA. NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) hosts an annual conference with multiple exhibits running concurrently with the conference. 900 entries were submitted and only 150 entries were accepted.
At the exhibit Adamaris Jimenez received an Orton Cash Prize Award. Evan Martin received an Honorable Mention award from the juror, John Gill.

This album features just a few of the pieces selected for the show. It showcases the amazing work k-12 students are creating using clay as a primary medium:
Six Students were selected for a juried student show at Kilgore College.
Kristen Parson received first place in the painting category for her artwork: The New Normal.
New Talent 22’ Juried Art Show
March 22 - April 14th, 2022
Visual Arts Department , Kilgore College 
1100 Broadway, Kilgore, TX 75662
Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Gallery, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Monday thru Friday

Students in the show: 

  • Garret Buhrmester – Wrath of Emaraphis
  • Nicky Teichroeb - Platter Patty Patty
  • Nick Tassin – Seeing But Not Truly Perceived
  • Jonathan Herron – The Forever Gaze
  • Kristen Parson – New Normal, Bumblebee
  • Alan Aguinaga - Persistence


Six students are currently in a show at the Tyler Museum of Art for the 18th Annual High School Exhibition. 

Tyler Museum of Art 
Tyler Junior College
1300 South Mathon Avenue
Tyler, TX 75701

Tuesday thru Saturday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
March 27 – May 22
Reception date May 22 at 2:00pm

The Chisum High School students that are exhibited in the High School Exhibition are:

  • Garrett Burhmester - Thalassophobia 
  • Matthew Cox Jr. - Pan's Lament
  • Timothy Nabors - Serenade
  • Kristen Parson - Clothed in Faith
  • Brianna Thompson - Half Minded Whole Heartedly 
  • Up and Coming: Isabella Theye - Esoteric Fray

We had a fantastic run at Junior VASE. 6 out of 7 artworks from Chisum received gold medals, superior rating 4, the highest rating. All students received gold medals for at least one artwork.

This year there were 56 entries across Region 8. 5 out of the 56 artworks received a Platinum medal. Our very own Bralee Reed received a Platinum Medal. 
Here is a link for you to view all the artwork that received gold medals this year:
This month only: The High School VASE state qualifying artwork is on display at the trophy case in the art hallway. This is the only place to see this artwork together before the State VASE Event at the end of April. Artwork on display from Chisum HS, Chapel Hill HS, Mount Pleasant HS,  Mount Vernon HS, Texas HS.
Art Exhibition Flyer


Kilgore College Art Award
Kristen Parson
Bumblebee and The New Normal

Evan Martin
Toto Moto
18th Annual High School Arts Exhibition Kristen Parson Award Evan Martin Award


Adamaris Jimenez
Las Reacciones de Carlitos

The New Normal
Kristen Parson
Clothed in Faith
Kristen Parson
Adamaris Jimenez award Kristen Parson - The New Normal Kristen Parson - Clothed in Faith

Esoteric Fray
Isabella Theye

Bralee Reed
Isabella Theye - Esoteric Fray Bralee Reed - Florescence  


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