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March 10, 2021

Morgan County Student Artwork Exhibit, “Best of the Best

Fort Morgan, CO 3/10/2021. Morgan Community College’s Center for Arts and Community Enrichment (CACE) announces the annual “Best of the Best” student art exhibit featuring artwork by regional middle school, high school, and post-secondary students. The artwork, submitted by local teachers, was selected from student class projects. The exhibit will open March 11 and remain on display through April 1, 2021. The “Best of the Best” awards reception will be Thursday, March 18 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the CACE Gallery of Fine Art, located at 300 Main Street in Fort Morgan.

Participating artists have a chance to be recognized with a certificate and award for Best of Show, Best High School Artwork, Best Middle School Artwork or The People’s Choice Award. A panel of local recognized artists will judge the exhibit. Winners will be announced on Thursday, March 18 during the Art Gallery reception, except for The People’s Choice Award, which will be announced at the end of the show on April 1. Awards were provided by an anonymous donor.

“The Best of the Best Student Art Exhibit is a popular annual exhibit at the CACE Gallery of Fine Art,” said Suzanna Spears, MCC CACE Coordinator. “It not only celebrates the art of talented youth in our region, but also celebrates the dedication and talents of our local art teachers.  During these extraordinary times, the exhibit will help us celebrate these remarkable front-line workers.”

MCC CACE invites the public to attend this free exhibit, celebrate local student artists, and vote for The People’s Choice Award.

MCC CACE offers many free enrichment opportunities throughout the year. To learn more about the “Best of the Best” exhibit, CACE, or future events, contact Suzanna Spears, CACE Coordinator, at 970-542-3180 or visit www.morgancc.edu/CACE.

2020 Winner for Best High School Artwork: “Self Portrait” by David Brennan — Fort Morgan High School