High School Emerging Artist Competition

The Annual High School Emerging Artist Competition is open to all high schools and high school-level home schoolers in Broome County.  All work is received in March, judged by professional artists, and displayed at the Broome County Arts Council for the month of April, with an Awards Ceremony First Friday in April.  Participants receive certificates from the Broome County Arts Council, and the winners receive recognition by County Government.

Best of Show

Best of Show

In 2016, the Broome County Arts Council held the Broome High School Emerging Artist Competition Award Recognition & Ceremony on Friday, April 1st to celebrate the artistic talents of the 65 students from 7 Broome County High Schools with 73 works of art on display. This year they will have their work displayed at the Heart of Arts Award Ceremony on September 19.

The Emerging Artists Award Recipients for 2016 are:

Best of Show: Kelly WuCorrina, (Pastels)
Johnson City HS, Eric Adolf Art Teacher

Excellence in Composition: Olivia Greene, Breaking Free, (Acrylic)
Johnson City HS, Eric Adolf Art Teacher

Excellence in Line & Color: Mia Hause, Thistle (Markers)
Chenango Valley HS, Bob Zanot Art Teacher

Excellence in Originality: Megan Proutey, Googly Eyes, (Watercolor & Ink)
Chenango Valley HS, Bob Zanot Art Teacher

Excellence in Use of Media: Kayla Ferris, Emerging, (Scratchboard)
Chenango Valley HS, Bob Zanot Art Teacher

Excellence in Level of Difficulty: Megan Canzier, Old House, (Watercolor & Pencil)
Main Endwell HS, Jean Burlingame Art Teacher

 

The judges for the 2016 competition were: Legislator Karl Bernhardsen, Emily Corbin, Tina Corbin, Yvonne Lucia, Orazio Salati, and Alisha Sickler-Brunelli.