Sunday, October 23, 2016
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Stockdale Brahma art students shine in SA’s Western Art Contest
Stockdale High School senior Shelby Riley proudly holds a first-place ribbon for her painting of Charlotte. Her entry will be on display at the Briscoe Museum of Western Art in San Antonio in January and again at the 2016 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo in February.
By Missy Rae Rust
The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo promotes the preservation of Western art by sponsoring a yearly contest. Judges critiqued around 400 student compositions Dec. 5, from around the state of Texas, with the following theme: “Western art is representational art of cowboys, Indians, wildlife, and the terrain of western landscape.” This contest is a major event where the top 25 first-place artworks are auctioned off and the money raised is returned to the student in the form of a college scholarship when they graduate from high school! . . .
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