Curtsinger Elementary School

Student Artwork Selected for YAM Flag Contest and Art Show

Mar 14, 2016

Artwork by several Frisco ISD students is displaying this month in Austin as part of National Youth Art Month (YAM).

Each March, the Texas Art Education Association sponsors a flag design contest and exhibit of 100 pieces of student artwork at the State Capitol, followed by exhibit and awards reception at Bullock Texas State History Museum.

School districts from across the state submit artwork made by Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade student artists for consideration.

Frisco ISD is pleased to announce that Curtsinger Elementary student Jilynne Thomas was the state-wide elementary flag design winner for 2016.

In addition, five students had their artwork selected for the Capitol exhibit. They include:

  • Monica Braun of Lone Star High School, student of Jennifer Fronterhouse, “Rachel”
  • Kayli Daniel of Heritage High School, student of Sarah Watkins, “Cross Contour”
  • Trinity Hare of Curtsinger Elementary, student of Laverne Forwark, “Ting-Tinga Fur and Feathers”  
  • Parker Spradley of Frisco High School, student of Susanne Blair, “Old Agriculture”
  • Morgan Woolley of Scoggins Middle School, student of Inita Steele, “Graham Cracker”     

This year’s exhibit opened February 29 at the State Capitol, where it will remain through March 6 before being moved to the Bullock Museum, where it be displayed through April 3.

A celebration and awards reception will take place on Sunday, April 3 at the Bullock, 1800 N Congress Avenue in Austin, to recognize the winning students and their teachers.