|Morning Drink by Memorial High ninth-grader Joy Chung|
The highest district student art auction bid was $50,000 for Memorial High ninth-grader Joy Chung’s mixed-medium work, “Morning Drink.”
Her work was among a selective Top 10 auction list, a notable Best of Show prize winner. Joy will reportedly get a check valued at about $7,000 based on the bid.
|Memorial High senior Julia Delaney with chairmen of the School Art program, who purchased her artwork Pearls and Goats.|
Details of other reported SBISD student auction bids include:
- Ashley Park, $22,000, for the painting, “Every Second Counts.” Ashley, who is a senior at Memorial High, will receive a check for about $2,500.
- Julia Delaney, $3,000, for the monochromatic drawing, “Pearls and Goats.” Julia, a senior at Memorial High, will receive about $1,500.
- Amy Womack, $7,000, for the colored drawing, “The New and the Old.” Amy, a senior at Memorial High, will receive about $1,500.
- Chris Song, $6,000, for the painting, “All A Girl Needs.” Chris, a junior at Memorial High, will receive a check for at least $1,500.
- Azelia Lau, $15,000, for the painting “Kicking Up Dust.” Azelia, a junior at Stratford High, will receive a check for at least $1,500.
- Juwon Yoo, $17,000, for the colored drawing “Beginner’s Luck.” Juwon, a senior at Stratford High, will receive a check for at least $1,500.
- Bea Jeon, $7,000, for the colored drawing, “Striding Through the Water.” Bea, a freshman at Stratford High, will receive a check for at least $1,500.
Fourteen student works earned a Best of Show, Gold Medal or a Special Merit ribbon, advancing to public display in the Hayloft Gallery during the Livestock Show and Rodeo. Eight were chosen for Grand Prix judging and final auction.
These art students and many others will be recognized by the SBISD Board of Trustees during its regular monthly meeting later this month.