Our Upper and Middle School Visual Art students’ hard work earned them national recognization this year. Several students’ 2D and 3D artwork were submitted for The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) 2020-21 Art Festival, earning top honors.

Winning the 2D Best In Show Award for Upper School was:

  • Sabrina Wang – Pencil Drawing

Earning Superior in Ceramics and 3D Art for Upper School were:

  • Sarah Lytle – Ceramic Vase
  • Giavanna Pillow – Ceramic Head
  • Faith McCray – Ceramic Leaf Bowl
  • Paris Wilson – Ceramic Marble Drape
  • Katie Bonnett – Ceramic Broken Face Frame
  • Katie Bonnett – Ceramic Fountain

Earning Superior in 2D Art for Upper School were:

  • Buchanan Field – Color Pencil Drawing
  • Lily Kemp – Pencil Drawing
  • Lydia Erickson – Pencil Drawing
  • Sabrina Wang – Color Pencil Drawing

Earning Excellent in Ceramics/3D Art for Upper School were:

  • Isabella Colburn – Ceramic Composite dish
  • Charlotte Crawford – Ceramic Piano
  • Katie Bonnett – Raku Pot
  • Kate Thomas – Ceramic Frog Box
  • Jalen Middletown – Ceramic Basket
  • Giavanna Pillow – Ceramic Native Mask
  • Faith McCray – Ceramic Coil Pot

Earning Excellent in 2D Art for Upper School were:

  • Maria Alessandretti – Digital Art Piece
  • Hannah Harper – Acrylic Painting
  • Campbell Romero – Color Pencil
  • Lily Kemp – Watercolor Painting
  • Buchanan Field – Pencil Drawing
  • Matt Merk – Watercolor Painting
  • Lillian Davidson – Acrylic Painting
  • Keren Silva – Color Pencil Drawing

Earning a Superior in Ceramics/3D Art for Middle School was:

  • Leah Mushava – Ceramic Fox Bowl

The First Academy is an ACSI-accredited school. ACSI is the largest Protestant educational organization in the world. Since 1978, their mission is to strengthen Christian schools and equip Christian educators worldwide as they prepare students academically and inspire them to become devoted followers of Jesus Christ. ACSI serves 24,000 schools from over 100 countries with 5.5 million students, and 25 offices in North America and around the globe.