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Hemingway-Pfeiffer Student Art Exhibition Winners


PIGGOTT – Winners of the 13th annual Hemingway-Pfeiffer Student Art Exhibition were announced during a reception at the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott. 

The annual juried art competition invites students within a 50-mile radius of Piggott to submit art for exhibition at the museum.  This year, 67 works were submitted by eight school districts in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.  Prizes for the competition were provided by the Matilda and Karl Pfeiffer Museum and Study Center of Piggott.

Student art was exhibited on the campus of Arkansas State University.  The exhibition was then on display at the museum’s Educational Center in Piggott, concluded by a reception for artists and awards ceremony on Jan. 31.

The first-place winner was "Clueless" by Isaiah Woods, a freshman at Bay High School.  The second-place winner was "Hootie" by Hailey Saffell, a junior at Greene County Tech High School.  The third-place winner was "Skull" by Cody Crittenden, a junior at Piggott High School.

Those receiving Honorable Mention awards include Jessie Martin of Bay High School; Savannah Wells, Alex Whitaker, and Carlley Riggan of Greene County Tech High School; and Ashlynn Prince and Trent Kelsey of Neelyville, Mo., High School.

HPMEC is an Arkansas State University Heritage Site at 1021 W. Cherry Street, Piggott, Arkansas.  Tours are on the hour Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Isaiah Woods (center), first place winner in the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Student Art Exhibition,
is congratulated by Ella Jean Mack (left), representing the Matilda and Karl Pfeiffer Museum
and Dr. Adam Long, director of the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Center at Piggott.