South Mountain: Fourteen Visual Arts Magnet Students Completed the Visions Programs

Posted by Communications on 5/10/2017

Fourteen of South Mountain’s Visual Arts Magnet students completed the Visions program at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA).  SMoCA’s Visions program brings together approximately 40 high school art students from diverse Phoenix metropolitan-area schools for a year-long series of activities with local and national artists, designed to cultivate artistic skills, collaboration and civic engagement. The program was founded in 1999 and is based on a strong community partnership between the Museum and participating schools, which represent economically, ethnically and culturally diverse communities.

The following students on successfully completing the Visions 2017 Teen Art program at SMoCA:

Photography: Alexis Moreno; Jessica  Almanza; Erick Arteaga; Brianna Belnavis; Maria Pozos; Ayoneceli Rodriguez; Victoria Valdez.  3D Design and Sculpture: Andriana Jordon; Selene Corrales Portillo; Jackie Manson; Sarah Cordova; Viviana Flores; Kathya Garcia; Jennifer Gomez Garcia.

 Ayoneceli Rodriguez and Selene Corrales Portillo earned the SMoCA’s Awards for Excellence in Photography and Sculpture.  Each received $150 gift certificate at Arizona Art Supply.

The Visions ’17 Student Exhibition at the Young@Art Gallery at SMoCA  is on display from May 2 to September 17.