Chosen out of over 300 pieces across the area, the AISD students are among the 30 finalists.

Art in the MIddle

[dropcap color=”#888″ type=”square”]T[/dropcap]he three Aldine ISD students are among the many young artists in the area that took part in the [icons icon_name=”icon-external-link” icon_size=”14px”]Art Colony Association and Bayou City Art Festival’s Middle School Art Contest.

Every student who competed had their work on display for an exhibit held Feb. 13 at [icons icon_name=”icon-external-link” icon_size=”14px”]Spring Street Studios.

From the more than 300 pieces submitted for competition, a panel chose 30 finalists.

The AISD students need your help to propel them to win!

Bayou-City-Art-Festival-1AISD Finalists

Houston Academy — Lauren Butler; teacher Cathy Cooper
Lewis Middle School — Klyn López; teacher Deanna Calderón
Lewis Middle School — Melisa Sánchez; teacher Ashley Atherton

Voters can see images of the finalists posted on-line for public voting.

The on-line voting went live February 18. Voting ends March 9.

Use this [icons icon_name=”icon-external-link” icon_size=”14px”]link here to vote.

Get your students, their families and friends to vote too!

All 30 finalists will have their work displayed at the Bayou City Art Festival. Organizers encourage everyone to attend the festival to view the finalists’ work.

The festival will take place April 29-May 1 at Memorial Park.

The finalists will get to hear from April Murphy. She is the festival’s featured artist. She will be present May 1 at 1 p.m. during the awards recognition at the festival. Students and teachers will receive certificates and other prizes.

Go online and vote now! Good luck to the AISD students!


“Bella at Rest” by Klyn López


“On Watch” by Lauren Butler


“Areum” by Melisa Sánchez