$1,000 Fine Arts Creativity Purchase AwardThe Birden by Kimberlyn Gonzalez
This is the top honor from the program with the purchased piece being added to the permanent Education Department Collection at the museum. This is the 3rd Purchase Award in 7 years for a DATA Digital Imaging student.
$300 Mildred Klaus AwardPride by Jasmine Mikulak
All Coachella Valley high schools and College of the Desert were invited to submit works in various media addressing the theme of POWER. The works were juried by museum professionals and practicing artists who considered creative interpretation of the theme, technical ability, originality, and imaginative communication of ideas and emotion when making their selections.