2017 State TAPPS 5A Art Champions! 

2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 State Art Champions

2016 State Art Runners-Up

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 District Art Champions

FBCA TAPPS State Art Champions 2017

Fort Bend Christian Academy's visual arts program was recognized as the TAPPS 5A State Champions in 2011-2015, 2017 and received second place in 2016 out of nearly thirty schools. Under the direction of the high school art department chair, Robert Sanders, the program has grown exponentially and encompasses a wide variety of mediums. At the state level, FBCA students have excelled in applied design, 2D mixed media, printmaking, creative and experimental photography, sculpture, fashion, textile, jewelry design, pottery, ceramics, film, and plastic arts.

2017 TAPPS State Art results:

Drawing – Black and White

Trinity Pace: Arrival, Charcoal – 1st Place

ColorAnnalise Edwards: Lavender, Colored Pencils – 2nd Place

Emily Fernando: Lemonade & Arcade, Colored Pencils – 6th Place 

Communication Design

Tracy Wang: The Arrival of Seasons, Color Pencil/Photoshop – 3rd Place

Photography – Black and White

Katie Fiore: Peaceful Harmony, DSLR – 2nd Place

Photography – Color

Alexander Amundson: Testing Limits, DSLR – 8th Place


Maclayne Rylands: Legumes Coralla, Ceramics/Glaze – 1st Place

Mabry Rylands: Oglebore, Ceramics/Laminated Wood – 3rd Place

Alexander Amundson: Bos-Wegslak, Ceramics/Clay/Stain – 4th Place

Fashion/Jewelry/Textile Arts/Applied Design

Kyle Carpenter: Lanzarote, Wood – 2nd Place

Brett Beyer: Rotorua, Ceramics – 3rd Place

Kendall Matthews: Resistance, Mixed Media Dress – 5th Place

Poetry/Ceramics/Plastic Arts

Melinda Warren: Falcon 9, Clay/Ceramic/Glaze  – 3rd Place & The Green Eve, Ceramics – 7th Place

Brianna Pham: Roots of Righteousness, Ceramics, Glaze  – 4th Place

Senior Portfolio

Maggie Carpenter: 3rd Place

Katie Fiore: 5th Place

Alexander Amundson: 8th Place

Michael Matta: Honorable Mention 

On-Site Drawing

Trinity Pace: 2nd Place

Tracy Wang: 8th Place

Art History

Trinity Pace: 1st Place

Annalise Edwards: 2nd Place

Julia Welch: 3rd Place

Uyai Akpakpan: 4th Place

Stefanie Halwass: 5th Place

Matthew Ali: 6th Place

Seek and Sketch – Color

Emily Fernando: Honorable Mention 

Short Film – Documentary

FBCA: Love & Kindness, Digital – 4th Place







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