Tubac Center of the Arts hosts an annual high school art exhibition titled, “Hi-Art” each spring.
This annual exhibition affords students from Santa Cruz Valley High Schools an opportunity to participate in a gallery exhibition and provides awards and a college scholarship to a graduating senior. The scholarship winner is selected from written essays submitted by seniors. The award is provided to the student with clear plans for college and their passion for art.
- College Scholarship: $1,000
- Mariann Verdugo, Nogales High School
- Best of Show: $300
- Riley Williams, Sahuarita High School, “Savior,” Charcoal.
- Award of Excellence: $200
- Amy Loustaunau, Sahuarita High School, “Pretty Plants,” Prismacolor Colored Pencil
- Award of Merit: $100
- Megan Reese, Sahuarita High School, “The Girl in the Fish Tank,” Acrylic.
- Honorable Mention: $75
- Mariann Verdugo, Nogales High School, “Unexpected Beauty,” Oil on canvas.
- Ivan Ocampo, Sahuarita High School, “Boujee Cat,” Scratchboard
- Lynsey Varner, Sahuarita High School, “Biggie Cheese,” Acrylic on Canvas