Sweetwater Authority – 2017 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations our students below for winning all the awards at the Sweetwater Authority’s Photo Contest. List of winners is below. Photos are being featured on the Sweetwater Authority site.

COLOR CATEGORY
First Place – “Slugger” Melissa Gonzalez, Sweetwater High School
Second Place – “The Subtle Dissipation” Diamond Garcia, Hilltop High School
Third Place – “Thirst Quencher” Christian Corona, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Mushroom Droplet” Chris Aguirre, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Last One” Mason De Pedro, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Ripples of Life” Elizabeth Jantz, Bonita Vista High School
Honorable Mention – “Bug and a Leaf” Melissa Macias, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Splitting the Waters” Aaron Perez, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Abstract” Moses Valenzuela, Hilltop High School

BLACK & WHITE CATEGORY
First Place – “Pot of Life” Craig Landry, Hilltop High School
Second Place – “After The Storm” Paola Zamora, Hilltop High School
Third Place – “Human Trash” Dominique Martinez, Chula Vista High School
Honorable Mention – “Drain Drop” Elizabeth Jantz, Bonita Vista High School
Honorable Mention – “One Drop Helps” Jamell Thomas, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Beauty” Edgar Tovar, Hilltop High School
Honorable Mention – “Timing Ourselves” Jocelyn Uribe, Hilltop High School

Montgomery Middle – Mayan Art Show

Montgomery Middle School Visual Art Department presents Inagural MAYAN ART SHOW at Montgomery Middle School – Adaptive Room. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 6-8pm. Featuring student artwork, awards, and complimentary concessions. Free admission. For more information contact Ms. Jessica Austin, Visual Art Teacher at Montgomery Middle.

2017 Sweetwater Summer Arts Academy at Camp Cuyamaca

The Sweetwater Summer Arts Academy is a FREE one week camp offered each summer to over 150 Sweetwater Union High School District students in Visual and Performing Arts classes. The intense week closes with student performances and an art exhibit.

The academy takes place at Camp Cuyamaca, the Outdoor School for the San Diego County Office of Education, from June 19th through June 24th, 2017.

Interest form deadline was March 18, 2017. Selected students will be notified soon.

Watch a short video of last year’s camp experience here.

Chula Vista High School – Visual Art

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By Natalia Lopez, 12th grade, Honorable Mention Award in 9-12 Two Dimensional Art

Congratulations to Chula Vista High School visual art students and their teacher, Michelle Spielman, for the following entries in the 2017 Youth Art Month Exhibition! Their artwork will be recognized at the Closing Awards Reception on March 5, 2017 at the Rose Gallery at Francis Parker School (6501 Linda Vista Rd. San Diego, CA 92111) from 1:00 – 2:30 pm. YAM Exhibition runs from Jan. 23 through March 5, 2017. Open to the public Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. Download the 2017 YAM Flier here.

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By Arianna Gutierrez-Gonzalez, 12th grade, Finalist

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By Serena Cardenas, 11th grade, Finalist

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By Artayne Ramsey, 12th grade, Finalist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Chula Vista High School visual art student Jocelyn Jimenez. Her artwork was selected to be exhibited in the “Young Art 2017: Beyond the Ordinary” exhibit from April 15 – May 18, 2017 at the San Diego Museum of Art (Balboa Park, 1450 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92102)

 

Chula Vista High School – Visual Art Event

image05_Chula Vista High/School for the Creative & Performing Arts Extended School Partnership (ESP) Showcase with the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego would like to INVITE you to attend a special Student SHOWCASE at the Downtown MCASD (1001 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101) on Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 5pm – 7:30 pm.

Admission to the museum is FREE on this “THIRD THURSDAY” Evening (“DOWNTOWN AT SUNDOWN”)

Info link here .

Downloadable ESP showcase flyer here.

For questions, please contact Michelle Spielman, Visual Art Instructor at Chula Vista High/School for the Creative & Performing Arts.

Summer Arts Academy

SSAA_AdSweetwater Summer Arts Academy’s Closing Day Performance was Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Chula Vista High School – Jack Tygett Performing Arts Center (820 Fourth Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91911)

Highlighting our district’s best String Orchestra, Choir, Concert & Jazz Band, Dance, Folklorico, Mariachi, and Visual Art.

The Sweetwater Summer Arts Academy is a FREE; one week camp offered each summer to 160 SUHSD students in Visual and Performing Arts classes and takes place near Lake Cuyamaca at the San Diego County Office of Education’s Outdoor School at Camp Cuyamaca. Teachers from each of our school sites recommend students from seven VAPA disciplines to be selected to attend the Academy. The intense week closes with outstanding student performances and an art exhibit.

Camp Director: Deborah Nevin-Armstrong
Art Teacher: Suriya Stewart
Baile Teacher: Eduardo Romero
Band Teacher: Eric Mabrey
Choir Accompanist: Joe DeMers
Dance Teacher: Atishia Hall
Jazz Teacher: Fred Marx
Mariachi Teacher: Fredd Sanchez
Orchestra Teacher: Greg Caldera

 

Congratulations San Diego County Fair Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 San Diego County Fair Student Showcase Exhibit award recipients from Sweetwater Union High School District:

Christian Puentes 4502 Posters Pearson CPH Best of Class
Yaramy Hernandez 4512 Documents Pearson CPH Best of Class
Nadia Estudillo 4508 Digital Painting & Illustration Pearson CPH Best of Class
Jocelyn Jimenez 4508 Digital Painting & Illustration Spielman CVH Best of Class
Paulina Ramirez 4510 Digital Photo Composite Spielman CVH Best of Class
Cassandra Sanchez 4304 Oil 2D Stewart CVH Best of Class
Sabrina Olmos 4314 Recycled Art Spielman CVH Best of Class
Jacob Reyes 4520 Graphics Communication Taylor ELM Best of Class
Marlee Simeon 4509 Image Collage Taylor ELM Best of Class
Ruben Jimenez 4505 Typography Taylor ELM Best of Class
Shantall Diaz 4504 Portfolio Taylor ELM Best of Class
Braedon Trujillo 4505 Typography Taylor ELM Best of Class
Braedon Trujillo 4511 Computer Graphics Taylor ELM Best of Class
Nicole Gonzalez 4509 Image Collage Taylor ELM Best of Class
Herc Hall 4713 Photography Helton HH Best of Class
Trey King 4702 Creative Photography Helton HH Best of Class
Victor Mares 4711 Photo Essay Helton HH Best of Class
Mathias Cien-Mayer 4101 Promotional/e-Commerce Helton HH Best in Show
Mathias Cien-Mayer 4101 Promotional/e-Commerce Helton HH Best of Class
Luis Fernando Eribez 4317 Any Medium/Technique Young MOH Best in Show
Luis Fernando Eribez 4317 Any Medium/Technique Young MOH Best of Class
Fizzah Arshad 4302 Pencil Burner RDM Best of Class
Roberto Ganem 4301 Pastel Burner RDM Best of Class