2021 YAM winner honored

WVWS has recognized Briann Templeton, an 11th-grade student at Tyler Consolidated High School, with the West Virginia Watercolor Society Award at the state’s annual Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibit.

Jamie’s art teacher at Tyler Consolidated is Jennifer Stephens.

Briann Templeton’s watercolor that won the WVWS award at the 2021 YAM exhibit.

To see all the student work at this year’s YAM, visit the West Virginia Art Education Association website.

WVWS regularly awards $100 to a student exhibiting a watercolor at YAM, and with the recent support of a generous anonymous donor, the society plans to award multiple WVWS awards at a future YAM exhibit.