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2010 Art Contest Winners

Congratulations! Over $35,000 in Scholarships Awarded!

The following students are the winners of the 2010 GRFA Art Contest. They were awarded over $35,000 in college scholarships and awards at the Awards Luncheon on March 17, 2010.

The 2010 art contest theme asked students to create a unique piece of art that reflected what they love best about Louisiana, much as George Rodrigue was inspired in the 1960s.

"I credit much of my success in my career to growing up in Louisiana," states George Rodrigue. "It was on the long drives home from art school in California that I realized how special and unique our state was in the world. Because I loved Louisiana, I chose to paint our landscape, people, and culture in order to preserve what I saw best about our area."

Click on the image to learn more about each finalist!

Click here for larger pictures of the entries and photos from our 2010 Awards Luncheon.

 

$5,000 Scholarship

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler

Sean Hicks, Hackberry, LA

 

$4,500 Scholarship

Across Louisiana

Brandon Cross, Monroe, LA

 

 $4,000 Scholarship

Living Soil

Catherine Leberg, Lafayette, LA


 $3,500 Scholarship

Louisiana Soul

Katie Kreuz, Lafayette, LA


$3,000 Scholarship

La Louisiana au Dela, Present, et Futur

Jacob Broussard, Lafayette

 

$2,500 Scholarship

Playing with Mudbugs

Cayla Zeek, Lafayette, LA
 
 

$2,000 Scholarship

Ragin Cajun Crawfish

Megan Pierce, St. Amant, LA

 

 $1,500 Scholarship

I and Love and Louisiana

Alexandra Olivier, Gretna, L


$1,000 Scholarship

Morning Heron

Christopher Stafford, Prairieville,

 

$500 Scholarship

Louisiana Morning

Amelia Broussard, Lafayette, LA

Honorable Mention

 The Golden Heart

Kimberly Hirstius, Meraux, LA

 

 

Honorable Mention

Bayou Bonfouca

Kaylie Le Blanc, Slidell, LA

 

Honorable Mention

Cajun Calmness

Cody Roussel, St. Amant, LA


 Honorable Mention

They're Falling All Around Me

Lauren DeWitt, Baton Rouge, LA

 

Honorable Mention

Fleur de N'awlins

Lucas Williams, Saint Rose, LA



Honorable Mention

Fishing with Paw

Kristie Hart, Metairie, LA