Carrie Clowers, a junior at Mount Tabor High School, has won the student bookmark art contest sponsored by the Bookmarks Book Festival and Art for Art’s Sake (AFAS).
Clowers’ winning artwork will be printed on 5,000 bookmarks, which will be distributed throughout Winston-Salem and surrounding counties. The bookmarks displaying her artwork will first be shown and distributed at the Bookmarks Book Festival on Saturday, Sept. 8. Clowers will receive an award at the festival’s welcoming ceremony, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.
“The submission by winning artist, Carrie Clowers, captured the emotion and wonders of reading. This young artist has a true gift,” said by Julie Knabb, vice chairwoman and art director for Art For Art’s Sake.
Clowers is the daughter of Anne and Dan Clowers. She has served as president of the Art Club. She is a member of the dance team, the National Art Honor Society, the drama club and she participated in the 2012 YMCA Youth and Government Convention. Clowers’ artwork and photography have been displayed at the Dixie Classic Fair, the Downtown Gallery Hop and published in Cadence, Mount Tabor’s Literary Magazine.
The art contest was open to students in middle and high school during the 2011-2012 school year who live in Forsyth County.
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