Pocono Arts Council announces winners in student exhibition

Stroudsburg. The show features works by 53 students in mediums including acrylic, ceramics, clay, collage, digital, fused glass, mixed media, pastel, photography, watercolor, oil, pen & ink, and pencil.

03 Mar 2020 | 05:59

The Pocono Arts Council announced the winning entries in the 26th annual Juried Student Exhibition now on exhibit in Suite 402 of 701 Main St., Stroudsburg.

The show features works by 53 students representing Clear Run Intermediate School, East Stroudsburg Senior High School North, East Stroudsburg Senior High School South, J.T. Lambert Intermediate School, Notre Dame High School, Pleasant Valley High School, Pocono Mountain East High School, Pocono Mountain West High School, and Swiftwater Elementary Center, as well as three home school students.

The exhibit includes works in 2-D, 3-D (sculpture/non-functional), fine crafts (functional), and photography. The mediums represented include acrylic, ceramics, clay, collage, digital, fused glass, mixed media, pastel, photography, watercolor, oil, pen & ink, and pencil.

Jurors for the show were Stephen J. Washington, artist and educator, with a background in fine art, photography, and clay; and Marcia Flammonde, portrait artist.

Award sponsors were William & Patricia Hibschman; The Pocono Chapter, PA Guild of Craftsmen; PA Bar Association Foundation; and Paul Laukaitis – In Memory of Norbert Scanlan. The event was made possible by support from the Monroe County Commissioners.

The Pocono Arts Council is a local arts service organization serving Monroe, Pike, Wayne, Lackawanna, and Luzerne counties. Its mission is to build our community artistically and culturally by providing leadership, service, and education.

For further information call 570-476-4460 or visit poconoarts.org.

AWARD WINNERS
Best in Show:
Ciana Taylor, Pocono Mountain East
HS2-D:
First place: Madeline Shaefer, Pleasant Valley High School
Second place: Shylan Healy, Pleasant Valley High School
Third place: Claire Toomey, Notre Dame Jr/Sr High School
3-D Works – Fine Crafts:
First place: Owen James, Pleasant Valley High School
3-D Works – Sculptural/Non-functional:
First place: Sarah Tartaglia, Pleasant Valley High School
Photography:
First place: Jessica Williams, Pleasant Valley High School
Honorable mentions:
Piper “Duckie” Clifford, Pleasant Valley High School
Josephine Cucullo, East Stroudsburg North High School
Ang Dow, Pocono Mountain East High School
Ryan Anderson, Pleasant Valley High School
Junior Division:
First place: Harrison DePaoli, Swiftwater Elementary Center
Second place: Xavier Garcia, Clear Run Intermediate School
Third place: Gianna Morris, Swiftwater Elementary Center
Honorable mentions:
London Stephens, Swiftwater Elementary Center
Taylor Werkheiser, J.T. Lambert Intermediate School