2017 Naramore Art Show Showcases Student Talents

2017 Naramore Art Show Winners Announced
Posted on 05/18/2017
"Confusion", by Zoe Russell, overall winner of the the Naramore Art Show

2017 Naramore Art Show Winners Announced

Congratulations to all Seattle Public Schools (SPS) students who took part in the 2017 Naramore Art Show at the Seattle Art Museum!

Established in 1985, every year Naramore celebrates more than 200 artworks by Seattle Public Schools middle and high school students and the dedication of numerous art teachers across the district. This year, talented students from across the district showcased paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, and 3-D displays.

The show is named for Floyd A. Naramore, a visionary architect who invested deeply in his community and in the education of our students by designing more than 22 schools, including Roosevelt, Garfield and Cleveland high schools, and is an expression of efforts to ensure all students have opportunities and access to the arts through The Creative Advantage.

The Creative Advantage is the Seattle Public Schools arts plan supported through a public-private partnership with the district, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, the Seattle Foundation and community arts organizations. The goal of The Creative Advantage is to help students achieve success in school and in life through access to the arts.

The Creative Advantage is another way SPS is working to eliminate opportunity gaps for all students. The 2017 Naramore Art Show runs through May 28.


Here is a link to photos of the art show and the winning art on Flickr.

Here is a list of the 2017 Naramore Art Show winners…


1st: Zoe Russell, Garfield

Middle School

1st:  Kai Spratt, Salmon Bay
2nd: Naomi Geist, Hazel Wolf K-8
3rd: Darby Moore, Salmon Bay
4th: Jimmy Ta, Denny International
5th: Luka Jambresic, Hazel Wolf K-8

High School

1st: Zoe Russell, Garfield
2nd: Carson Smith-Strange, Ingraham
2rd: Costanza Bigolin, West Seattle
3rd: Lilly Foss , The Center School

1st: Madalyn Stewart, West Seattle
2nd: Teresa Nicolella, Ballard
2nd: Hana Suzumura, Nathan Hale
3rd: Eva Divine, The Center School

1st: Miyah Rosenfeldt, Ballard
1st: Laila Smith, Ballard
2nd: Quinn Fitzgerald , West Seattle
3rd: Jalia Setel , Roosevelt

Mixed Media
1st: Wayke Hill, Ballard
2nd: Adrian Metzlar, West Seattle
3rd: Mika Kitazumi, NOVA

1st: Meghan Gottschalk, Nathan Hale
2nd: Samantha Patrick, Franklin
2nd: Apinya Abrahamsen, Roosevelt
3rd: Jack Durham, West Seattle


We also asked a number of high school students why is art important to them? Here are their responses...


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