During its 16th annual Arts in the Airport contest, the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority named 46 finalists, seven of which were Houston High School students. Submissions contained iconic/historic images which are symbolic of the city of Memphis, including replicas representative of Memphis’ heritage, i.e. blues/jazz/bluegrass music, famous native Memphians, Beale St., downtown Main St. Trolley cars, etc.
Congratulations to the following young finalists:
Moss Butterfield, Houston High School – Beale Street Beats
Eve Page, Houston High School – Tyre Nichols
Lily Grace Wamble, Houston High School – Trolley Problem
Lucy Smith, Houston High School – Blues Bear
Ravi Wijeratne, Houston High School – A View of the River
Sophie Crider, Houston High School – Nine-Dough-One
Addison Smith, Houston High School – Rock ‘n Rolling on the River
If you’d like to inquire about purchasing any of the student art pieces currently on display at MEM, please contact Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority by filling out the form on the purchase inquiries page.