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Art Awards Presented for Fall and Winter Works

Kelly Slonaker

Art Awards were presented virtually to students on May 1, 2020 in recognition of outstanding achievements in their respective fields of study during the fall and winter semesters. Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair, Kim Tester, noted, “These students have worked consistently this year to demonstrate an excellence in the study of their particular areas. They each showed a willingness to expand their creativity and technical skills. We are so proud of their accomplishments.”

For the study of Intro to Art, the Award of Excellence was presented to Eleni Soupios ’23, and Xinyi Weng ’23 received Honorable Mention.

Eleni Soupios ’23

 

In the study of Ceramics, the Award of Excellence was presented to Mike Iuzzolino ’20. CC Poli ’20 and Bella Cotier ’20 received Honorable Mention.

Mike Iuzzolino ’20

 

For the study of Painting, the Award of Excellence was presented to Ashley Regina ’22, and Honorable Mention was given to Sean Desantis ’20 and Jade Brinker ’21.

Ashley Regina ’22

 

In the study of Drawing, the Award of Excellence was presented to Jiayi Wu ’20. Liza Duffy ’20 and Emma Gambardella ’20 received Honorable Mention.

Jiayi Wu ’20

 

For the study of Architecture, the Award of Excellence was presented to Reilly Mahan ’20, with an Honorable Mention for Sam Alexanian ’21.

Reilly Mahan ’20

 

In the study of Sculpture, the Award of Excellence was presented to Tori Gioiele ’22. Honorable Mention was given to Kiernan Freeman ’20 and Pepper DeTuro ’22.

Tori Gioiele ’22

 

For the study of Printmaking, the Award of Excellence was presented to Justin Schneider ’20, and Bella Pizzo ’20 received Honorable Mention.

Justin Schneider ’20

 

For her work in the Advanced Art Portfolio class, the Award of Excellence was presented to Betsy Ondrey ’21. Can Cui ’22 received Honorable Mention.

Betsy Ondrey ’21

 

Congratulations to the award winners, and to all our artists for their hard work and inspiring creations from this year!

Top, left to right: Bella Pizzo ’20, Jade Brinker ’21, Emma Gambardella ’20
Bottom, left to right: Liza Duffy ’20, Pepper deTuro ’22