Somewhere at the Minnesota State Fair between a pronto-pup stand and a lemonade booth lies the Education Building where hundreds of pieces of student art is displayed for creative fair goers to admire. Since 2010, COMPAS has recognized these student pieces with an Artist Award. 8 pieces from grades K - 12 are selected by COMPAS staff and awarded a rosette ribbon and a small cash prize. It's never an easy decision when every piece is filled with passion and creative energy, but we managed to narrow it down!
If you make it to Minnesota's Great Get-Together make sure to stop by the Education Building and look at all the artwork!
And the winners are...
Turtle Lake Elementary
Raining Down Daises Poem
"I am standing under a tree
A hammock is swinging
But no one is in it
I stand there and stand there
Phoebe jumps in and I join her
I'm looking at the sky
There are no birds, there is no sun
I go inside, no one is there
Daisies are falling in the rain
She stands there waiting for no one
Non one comes outside the house
Where did they go, where did they go
She yells, "No one hurry up!"
And no one says, "I'm coming!"
No one hurry up, before more daises fall"
Abstract Layers Painting Inspired by Kandinsky
Chisago Lakes Middle School
Knee Length Skirt
Northdale Middle School
Sunrise Park Middle School
Valley Middle School
St. Paul Central High School
Black and White Photograph with embroidery
Blaine Senior High
Watercolor Painting-Girl, Elisha