Manila art students win in competition

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Andi Jo Baker and Ryan Cole, Manila High School art students, win art competitions.
By Revis Blaylock

Andi Jo Baker, 11th grade art student, and Ryan Cole, 12th grade art student, under the instruction of Candice Dunigan, have received art awards.

Andi Jo's water color on paper, “Espadon,” has been chosen as a finalist in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition.

Andi has been involved in art most of her life. She enjoys painting and her favorite is painting with oils.

“Espadon,” water color on paper, was created by Andi Jo Baker.

Ryan enjoys art as a hobby and has been involved in art classes for two years. He received an honorable mention in the 2017 Wildlife of Arkansas Student Art Exhibit for his acrylic on canvas painting “Humming Bird.”

The exhibit will open May 5 and travel to each Arkansas Game and Fish Nature Center. On June 6 through July it will be featured at the Forrest L. Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center in Jonesboro.

“Humming Bird” by Ryan Cole is acrylic on canvas.
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