Its the twelfth year, the New Beginning Youth Art Exhibition celebrates the talent of local middle-school and high-school students. Works included in this year’s juried exhibition are based on the 2013 Black Heritage Festival theme, “Living the Legacy.”
The winning artists were announced at the exhibition’s opening reception Wednesday, February 6, 2013. For this annual event, the Savannah (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated partnered with the Savannah Black Heritage Festival, the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System and the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs. This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly.
The 2013 LINKS 1st Place Winners in Middle/ K-8 School: Morgan Baldinelli, Rachel Branson, Tianna Brantley, Crystal Bride, Emily Chu, Mackensie Clegg, Sarah Crowe, Cade Cunningham, Tsehai Evans, Carson Gray, Lily Hines, William Hollinger, Ashley Johnson, Winter Jones, Ashlyn Lanier, Edward Long, Kelly Matthews, Malcom McClain, Leonardo Meza, Hannah Monroe, Amelia Reynolds, Ivy Richburg, Anna Rouse, Alexis Scott, Alexandria Shearer, Emma Traynor, Christopher Williams, Mye’on Williams, MLK Mosaic (pointing finger), charcoal, Esther F. Garrison School, 7th grade.
For the complete list of all the winners log on to internet.savannah. chatham.k12.ga.us For more information about the exhibit location and hours, contact Gallery S.P.A.C.E. at (912) 651-6783 or www.savannahga. gov/arts. The exhibit will continue on through Friday, March 1, 2013.