DJJ Talent: 3rd Annual Art Competition

May 22, 2019

Story support from the Director of Planning and Preparedness Latera Davis

The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice through its Office of Victim and Volunteer Services would like to thank the youth and volunteers who participated in the third annual DJJ Art Competition. Highlighting the importance of artwork and creativity, the DJJ Art Competition called for submissions of artwork from youth and students in facilities and under community supervision around Georgia. After a special judging panel selected unique pieces from all of the submitted paintings and drawings, the winning artwork is now being displayed at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta until May 26th. 

The winning pieces:

J.E., Eastman YDC – “The Story of El Tigre”
E.F., Milledgeville YDC – “Patriotism”
J.K., Milledgeville YDC – “Life”
C.M., Muscogee YDC – “No Trust No Love”
J.M., Troup CSO – “Braveheart”


Additional Work Selected for the High Museum Exhibit Includes:

S.B., Macon YDC – “Beauty and Chaos in an Illusion”
D.B.T., Muscogee YDC- “Loyalty is All”
J.C., Martha K Glaze RYDC- “Every Day a New Sun Rises”
M.C., Milledgeville YDC- “My Destiny”
R.D., Macon YDC- “every rose has it’s thorn”
C.F., Eastman YDC- “The house of wonders”
J.M., Troup CSO- “Unity”
B.O., Martha K Glaze RYDC- “Faith”
T.R., Tift CSO- “Old Style One”
T.R., Tift CSO- “Old Style Two”
J.R., Newton CSO- “Fake Smile”
J.R., Newton CSO – “Midnight Sunshine”
C.S., Muscogee YDC- “Heart of Thorns”

Congratulations to everyone who participated and volunteered for this year's art competition.

Photos from the May 15h Visit to the High Museum of Atlanta with the DJJ Youth Art Finalists


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