Friday, August 8, 2014

Students of artist and art instructor, Thomasin Dewhurst, win top awards in this year's Alameda County Fair

Three students of Thomasin Dewhurst, a Livermore artist and art instructor, won top awards this year at the Alameda County Fair's Youth Art Contest and exhibition.

Tatyahna Munoz, 8, won a very impressive 1st Place, Best of class, and Best of show for her acrylic on canvas landscape painting, “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”. 

Tatyahna also won an additional 1st Place for her large landscape oil painting on canvas, “Heart of Livermore Valley”. Tatyahna has been taking private art lessons with Thomasin Dewhurst since she was 6.

Anahi Morales, 10, won 1st Place in the Open Youth Category for her oil on canvas painting, “Portrait of a Dog”.
Audree Johnson, 10, won 1st Place for her Acrylic painting on canvas, “Portrait of an Owl”. Anahi has been taking private art lessons with Thomasin for about 3 years and Audree has been taking art with Thomasin for 1 year.

Thomasin Dewhurst owns Thomasin Dewhurst Fine Art, a Livermore-based organization for art and piano instruction. With around 100 private art and piano students, from preschoolers to adults, Thomasin teaches after-school classes, adult classes, homeschool classes, art history, piano and music theory, and, in addition, classes at local schools. More information and examples of students' artwork can be found at

                                  Anahi Morales                                                           Audree Johnson                     
                                                    Portrait of a Dog”                                                  “Portrait of an Owl”

 Tatyahna Munoz
“Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”