In early March, the Port of Corpus Christi and the Art Museum of South Texas announced the 2021 Visionarios Youth Art Contest for students in grades 1-12. Two Flour Bluff Intermediate students and a Flour Bluff Junior High School student’s artwork are among the pieces that placed during the annual event.
According to information released by the Art Museum of South Texas, the juried competition encourages young people to integrate the arts into core curriculum and provides an opportunity for them to be recognized for their efforts. Research shows that students who study the arts perform better in the classroom and on standardized tests and are less likely to drop out of school. Arts education also helps students develop the self-discipline, cooperation, and self-motivation necessary for high achievement in school and in life.
For the past 19 years, the Visionarios exhibition has celebrated youthful perception and creativity as expressed through art. This year’s theme is based on just that: VISION. Having a vision focuses on tomorrow, provides a sense of purpose and possible new direction. In a time of uncertainty and world-changing events, we want to know what your students envision for the future, either personally, for their community, or beyond.
Congratulations to our Flour Bluff ISD students!
3rd Place Digital Arts – Jacob Hawkins (Flour Bluff Intermediate, 6th Grade)
1st Place Mixed Media – Gloria Harris (Flour Bluff Intermediate, 6th Grade)
3rd Place Mixed Media – Lydia Harris (Flour Bluff Junior High, 8th Grade)