High School Art at It’s Best!

Over 300 talented area high school students submitted artwork to the 2015 Art in the Square jury panel for consideration as a participant in the Student Art Venue.

The Grand Prize Winner of the Lone Star Award is  senior Serina Taluja from Carroll Senior High School. The winning piece is an oil painting titled Nanaji.

Serina’s painting is a tribute to her late great grandfather because even as he neared the end of his life he was always such a bright, optimistic, and inspiring person to her.

Serina and her family will travel to Austin for a two day stay courtesy Of Kid’s Matter International and receive a VIP tour of the Capitol courtesy of State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione.The winning art work will hang in the Capitol rotunda this summer.


Ten additional pieces of artwork were chosen to be recognized:

1st Place: Courtney Ma—Colleyville Heritage High School

2nd Place: McKayle Carter—Timber Creek High School

3rd Place: Alexis Helm-- South Grand Prairie High School


Honorable Mention:

Jasmine Le and Eliezer Garcia,-- South Grand Prairie High School

Canaan Casteel and Shivangi Patel —Colleyville Heritage High School

Itze Cuevas—Westlake Academy

JC Patino—Carroll Senior High School


Awards will be presented on Sunday, April 26 on the Gazebo Stage 2pm by Roxann Taylor/ Engel & Völkers


100 pieces will be showcased in the Student Art Gallery at Art in the Square. Congratulations to all students. Visit Art in the Square presented by Southlake Women’s Club at Southlake Town to experience exceptional artwork of area’s the high school students.



Experience fine art and a fun filled weekend!!

Festival hours

Friday April 24- 4:00 p.m-10:30p.m.

Saturday April 25 10:00a.m-10:30 p.m.

Headliner Jo Dee Messina- Sabre Stage 8:30 pm

Sunday April 26 11:00a.m.-6:00 p.m.





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