Manawa student selected by online art gallery
Devin Meidl of Manawa was named “Artist of the Week” for May 25-30 by Artsonia, an online student art gallery.
Meidle is a junior at Little Wolf Junior/Senior High School. During the weekly contest, he received a total of 1,723 votes from visitors to www.artsonia.com.
His winning piece was a wire/nylon sculptural painting. He chose to study Vincent Van Gogh and used “Starry Night” for his idea.
For being named Artist of the Week, Meidle received a plaque from Artsonia and a $50 gift certificate from Dick Blick Art Supply. The LWHS Art Department received a $100 gift certificate from Dick Blick.
A total of five students from LWHS have been nominated for Artist of the Week this school year. Meidle is Manawa’s first winner.
The other nominees were: Will Lettau, 10th grade; Alissa Suehs, 11th grade; Jacobb Wolosek, 10th grade; and Skyonna Ehrenberg, 12th grade.
“Thanks so much to all community members and staff who voted,” said LWHS Art Instructor Nancy Zabler. “We’re very proud of all of our art students, and very much appreciate your support.”
Visitors to the Artsonia online student gallery at artsonia.com can search by location (Manawa) or by school (Little Wolf Jr/Sr High, or Manawa Elementary).