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Seafair T-Shirt Competition

Seafair T-Shirt Artists

2017 Seafair T-Shirt Competition Winners are...

 

CLEMENTINA RIVERA (Adult Division)

Clementina Rivera is a seasoned artist with many accolades to her artwork. She has been a Merit Artist for the Rockport Center of the Arts. Winner if the Shrimporee poster art 3 times, She is the official artist for the Fulton Oysterfest and has won the T-shirt artist competition for HummerBird Celebration at least 4 times.

When asked what inspired her for the artwork for the 2017 T-Shirt, Clementina stated, “My inspiration for the Seafair design was engendered when I went to the 2016 festival. I was delighted with all the activities. The children were gathered around to watch the crab races. People were enjoying the variety of foods offered by vendors, and everyone was having a great time. I tried to include in the T-Shirt design as many events as I could, as well as capturing the vibrant colors of the booths and tents. Revealed in the background, are the carnival’s Ferris wheel and the newly refurbished giant blue crab, an icon of the Rockport-Fulton area.”

 

 

HAILEY NICOLE JOHNSON (Youth Division)

Hailey Nicole Johnson is 9 years old and entering 4th grade at Fulton Learning Center. She is a two-time winner of the Seafair T-Shirt youth art competition She aspires to be an artist when she grows up. Her inspiration for this year’s art was her win of last year’s competition and she also enjoys drawing sea creatures. She loves drawing, pottery, coloring, crafting, reading, basketball, swimming, and archery.

Hailey loves playing with her dog Dawn, and spending time with family, especially watching Dragonball Super with her dad. Hailey Nicole took art classes in 1st and 2nd grade, with Mrs. Turner, and fell in love with many different varieties of art. Her favorite food is spaghetti with milk and cookies for desert. Her parents are Jarrod and Amanda Johnson who are her biggest fans and are very proud of her and her accomplishments.