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Young Artist Spotlight: Jada Batchelder

By Allie Reardon

 Jada Batchelder is a seventeen-year-old senior at Meade County High School, currently living with their grandmother Vicki Outland. Jada has been involved in the visual arts for 12 years, originally getting into the art form because, “My dad was an artist and he inspired me.” On top of being a very multifaceted artist, drawing with charcoal, microns, led based supplies, along with watercolor and oil paints, as well as sculpting, Jada has also won two first place, one second, and two third place awards at the Meade County Fair. To round it all out Jada has also taken the AP 2d and AP 3d arts courses at the homeschooling scoring a 4 out of 5 and a three out of 5 on the end of the year AP Exams.


Q: Where did your love of art begin?”

A: “My family persuaded me to use my imagination and express myself through art.”

Q: “What’s your favorite medium to create in?”

A: “Pen or pencil.”

Q: “Describe your art style in three words.”

A: “I like art that tests morals and expresses different perspectives.”