Katie Franken, a West Ottawa High School junior, is excited to see what the juror thinks of her artwork.
But she insists it will be OK if she doesn’t win any awards.
“I don’t do art to get rewarded by it, I do it because I love it,” Franken said.
Debut 2010, the Holland Area Arts Council’s yearly regional art competition for area high school students, kicks off today [Thursday].
Works by hundreds of students were submitted by teachers in Allendale, Coopersville, Black River, Fennville, Grand Haven, Holland, Holland Christian, West Ottawa and Zeeland Public Schools.
“I think the show represents some of the very best work in the schools, area-wide,” said West Ottawa High School teacher Jan Propst.
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