Visual Arts

Visual arts at DMC encompasses ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design and photography. All high school students can participate in the annual DMC art show; the Senior Exhibition occurs at the end of the school year. Students compete in the All State Awards competition and West Central Valley Conference Art Show. 

Highlights

  • 2021 Art Educators of Iowa All State Art Awards - Visual Arts 1st team selections: Amelia Samuelson

  • 2021 Iowa Multi-State Art Region Scholastic Art & Writing Competition - Gold Key Award for black and white illustration Amelia Samuelson 

  • 2021 Iowa Multi-State Art Region Scholastic Art & Writing Competition - Honorable Mention for colored pencil self portrait Emma Isenhart 

  • 2019 World Food Prize Foundation Borlaug Day Poster - Samantha Reed (‘20)

  • 2018 Art Educators of Iowa All State Art Awards - Visual Arts 1st team selections:  1st place - Jack Straight 

  • 2016 Art Educators of Iowa All State Art Awards - Visual Arts 1st team selections: Kelsey Tope