Winners of the 13th Annual Hemingway-Pfeiffer Student Art Exhibition were announced January 31 at a reception at the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum in Piggott. The annual juried art competition invites students within a 50-mile radius of Piggott to submit art for exhibition at the museum. This year, 67 works were submitted by eight school districts in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. Prizes for the competition were provided by the Matilda and Karl Pfeiffer Museum and Study Center of Piggott.
Student art was exhibited on the campus of ASU-Jonesboro from January 12-23. The exhibition was then on display at the museum’s Educational Center in Piggott from January 26-30, with a reception for artists and awards ceremony on January 31.
The first-place winner was Clueless by Isaiah Woods, a freshman at Bay High School. The second-place winner was Hootie by Hailey Saffell, a junior at Greene County Tech High School. The third-place winner was Skull by Cody Crittenden, a junior at Piggott High School.
Those receiving Honorable Mention awards include Jessie Martin of Bay High School; Savannah Wells, Alex Whitaker, and Carlley Riggan of Greene County Tech High School; and Ashlynn Prince and Trent Kelsey of Neelyville High School.