Sioux Indian Museum Announces Winners of 2017 Youth Art Contest

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5/18/2017
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May 18, 2017

RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA: The Sioux Indian Museum, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board, will feature an exhibit of artwork from the 2017 Youth Art Contest sponsored by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board. The exhibit will be on view from May 15 through June 19, 2017. The theme of the competition is “We Are Still Here.”  The annual competition provides Indian youth with a realistic juried art show experience; encourages the development and expansion of their skills in production and marketing; and enhances youth interest in culture, history, and the possibility of an artistic career.  Submissions of work were judged by an independent panel of jurors.  Awards will be distributed in the amount of $250 for first place, $150 for second place, and $100 for third place. 

The winners of the contest are as follows:

1st Place, Badlands Girl, Cleo White Face, Photograph

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2nd Place, Wankatu, Whisper Crow Dog, Acrylic on Canvas

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3rd Place, Wounded Knee Memorial, Jasmine Kills in Water, Colored Pencils on Ledger Paper

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The Sioux Indian Museum, managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board, is located in The Journey Museum, 222 New York Street, Rapid City, SD 57701.  For admission fees and hours of operation please call (605) 394-6923.

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