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Posted on: May 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] DVAF 2023 Art Scholar Winners

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Draper Visual Arts Foundation (DVAF) holds an annual Art Scholar Competition for senior students in the public and private High Schools within the Canyons School District area. 

Entries must be original framed works of art (not copies from magazines or other works), in three categories: 2-D, 3-D (including wood, jewelry, pottery and sculpture) and photography/digital.

DVAF announced the winners of the 2023 competition at an awards ceremony on May 1.

2023 Art Scholar Winners

Grand Prize Winner: Blaise Brad from Hillcrest for a 2D mixed media piece entitled: Unpretentious

Category Winners


1st Place – Lenny Beddoes from Hillcrest, for a ceramic piece entitled: Archaeology

2nd Place – Imogen Valentine also from Hillcrest, for a ceramic piece entitled: Home Again

3rd Place – Alex Knorr from Hillcrest as well, for a copper and glass piece entitled: Indomitable


1st Place – Olivia Wood from Waterford, for a  photograph with archival pigment entitled: Backstage

2nd Place – Kamryn Mend from Brighton, for a photograph entitled: Winter Flight

3rd Place – Jonathan Madill from Hillcrest, for a black and white film photograph entitled: Stairway


1st Place – Ava Buxton from Jordan, with a watercolor, gold leaf, and gold paint pen piece entitled: Kintsugi

2nd Place – Guandi Wang from Waterford with a charcoal on paper piece entitled: My Self-Portrait

3rd Place – Emma Ciecil from Hillcrest, with a mixed media piece entitled: Cynefi

Honorable Mentions

3D – Nicolette Harris from Corner Canyon with a piece called Forget-me-not

Photograph/Digital – Christina Wapner from Waterford with a photograph with archival pigment entitled: Revealed Reflection

2D – Mariangel Ladera from Corner Canyon with a charcoal piece entitled: Angels on Earth

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