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Student art show winners on display

Posted 14 May 2014 at 12:00 am

Photos by Sue Cook – Alexis Bartell of Kendall won first place in the art show with “Contemplation,” an Acrylic on Canvas.

Press release, GO ART!

BATAVIA – The Genesee-Orleans Regional Arts Council is delighted to host the 11th Annual Genesee-Orleans Student Art Show, featuring works by over 60 students from six different school districts in Genesee and Orleans counties.

There will be a reception today from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Shirt Factory Café, 115 W. Center St. Medina. That site serves as GO ART!’s satellite gallery. The exhibit opened on May 5 and continues until Friday.

Alicia Shuley of Kendall created the pen and ink, “Floral Study,” (above) while Austin Brown of Medina created “Untitled,” in India ink.

The following students are featured in the art show:

Alexis Bartell – Kendall grade 11: “Contemplation” – Acrylic on Canvas

Spencer Grande – Kendall grade 12: “A Friend” – Bleach and Charcoal

Jacob Weed – Kendall grade 11: “Fountain” – Pastel

Quentin Soules – Kendall grade 12: “In Honor of Hopper” – Acrylic on Canvas

Molly Gross – Medina grade 9: Untitled – Tempera

Alayna VanderVeer – Kendall grade 10: “Retrofan” – Bleach and Charcoal

Taylor Hurrell – Medina grade 9: Untitled – Tempera

Nick Bogan – Medina grade 10: “It’s a ‘G’ Thing” – Tempera

Alicia Shuley – Kendall grade 12: “Floral Study” – Pen and Ink

Carson Zgoda of Medina created “Rainbow Eagle” in colored pencil/linoleum block.

Carson Zgoda – Medina grade 10: Untitled – Tempera, “Self-Portrait” Marker and Xerox, and “Rainbow Eagle” – Colored Pencil/Linoleum Block

Austin Brown – Medina grade 11: Untitled – India Ink

Derek Howland – Medina grade 10: Untitled – Photography

Asazi Harris – Medina grade 10: “Cute” – Marker and Xerox

Cassandra Sargent – Medina grade 10: “Self-Portrait” – Marker and Xerox

Orleans County Student Art Show winners:

1st Place: Alexis Bartell for “Contemplation”

2nd Place: Spencer Grande for “A Friend”

3rd Place: Jacob Weed for “Fountain”

Spencer Grande of Kendall won second place overall with “A Friend,” a bleach and charcoal portrait.

Honorable Mention: Quentin Soules for “In Honor of Hopper”

Honorable Mention: Molly Gross for “Untitled”

Honorable Mention: Alayna VanderVeer for “Retrofan”

Honorable Mention: Taylor Hurrell for “Untitled”

Honorable Mention: Nick Bogan for “It’s a ‘G’ Thing”

Congratulations to all who participated, and thank you to our volunteer judges: Carole LaValley and Kim Argenta in Genesee County, and Kim Martillotta and Tony Barry in Orleans County.

There is also a gallery featuring student artwork in Batavia at the GO ART! Bank of Castile Main Gallery, Seymour Place, 201 East Main St. There is an opening reception there today from 5 to 6:30 p.m.