AMHERST, N.Y. – Local high school students were recognized for their exceptional artwork at an opening reception held Feb. 5 for Daemen College’s 48th annual All High Exhibition in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Gallery in the Haberman Gacioch Arts Center.
Exhibition honors and Daemen scholarships were awarded to selected juniors and seniors from high schools from across Western New York at the reception held for the juried competition, which includes more than 120 entries.
The college’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts also presented $5,000 Visual Art Scholarships to Julia Koprevich from Grand Island Senior High School, and Erin Weber of Lancaster High School.
Selection for the renewable scholarship is based on academic achievement and the strength of a student’s portfolio that are formally evaluated by faculty on the department’s Portfolio Day.
Top honors were presented to:
Honorable mentions were awarded to:
Daemen’s All High Exhibition will be on view in the Tower Gallery, located on the first floor of the Haberman Gacioch Arts Center, through Feb. 24. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.