The works of several Colusa County art students, grades seven through twelve, were on display on Saturday, March 29th at the Williams Community Center, Youth Art show.
All Colusa County high school students were eligible to display their work at the show which included all types of art that included painting, sculpture, papier-mâché, pencil, and many others.
Brandon Biggs of Colusa placed first with his ‘Whimsical Tree’ painting.
Biggs’ painting was inspired by a tree in his backyard.
“We have this tree in our backyard that is very whimsical,” said Biggs, “I was inspired by it and added an abstract background.”
Biggs was presented with a $25 cash prize from Williams Community Center board member, Judy Busath.
“We thank you for your participation,” said Busath, “keep up the good work.”
Russian artist Max Komissarchik, who recently hosted an art show of his own with the Colusa County Arts Council, was the guest judge for the afternoon.
Ryan Anderson of Colusa placed second, and Yeily Paiz of Williams placed third.
Jaqueline Gutierrez of Williams received honorable mention, and best of show for two of her entries.
Angelina Johnson of Colusa received the Juror’s Award.
Nikita Patel of Williams received a one-hour critique with Mr. Max Komissarchik on helping her expand and improve her skills.
The Youth Art Show was a joint effort between the Williams Community Center and the Colusa County Arts Council.