This past month,ย  students participated in a contest to win tickets to Arizona’s famous Renaissance Festival. Many students submitted great artwork, poetry and other artwork. We’re featuring the top three winners in this post. Check them out!

Milana Venegoni, Grade 11

About the Drawing

“I chose to draw this piece because I love fashion history and historical design and I had been making some dress design, saw the posting, and thought, ‘why not?’ It sounds really fun and I just love surrounding myself with history. I feel closer to people and the human experience. Also, it is fun to compete in these things. ” – Milana

Moriah Brand, Grade 12

About the Drawing

“I have always loved angels, I think they’re beautiful creatures that represent divinity and pureness. I loved Raphael’s interpretation of angels, he did a great job using colors and painting techniques that are unique to his artwork alone. I changed the color scheme in my reinterpretation because of my love of all things colorful!” – Moriah

Frankie Espinosa, Grade 7

Middle school student Frankie wrote an ‘old English’ poem in the style of the Renaissance times. Go back into the world of kings, queens, knights and fairies with this poem: