Frederic Remington Arts Festival Student Competition

Congratulations to our students that received awards in the Frederic Remington Arts Festival Student Competition. We received a special award for helping out with the show and bringing our easels for display. Potsdam High School submitted 11 works of art from 11 students.

**Special shout out to all of my students that were chosen to participate in this show. The theme was ‘from observation.’

Brook Stevenson, Hunter Wilson, Shelby Kelley, Gaetan Foisy, Maddie Thompson, Emily Theobald, Isabelle Foisy, Jillian Todd, Heidi Visser, Lilly Kenyon, and Gabby Sutliff.

The awards are as follows:

Press Release:

The Student Art Competition and Exhibit of the Remington Arts Festival was held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at TAUNY, Main Street,  Canton, New York. Best In Show was awarded to Jaylin Miller from Clifton Fine for her “Baby Elephant” sculpture. The art work,  was exceptional and we encourage everyone to drop by to view the exhibit between 10am-5pm at TAUNY until closing on Monday, October 12, 2015. Participants from 20 schools in 14 different villages were from Canton, Potsdam, Parishville-Hopkinton, Clifton-Fine, Hermon-Dekalb, Heuvelton, , Massena, Morristown, Norwood-Norfolk, and Salmon River Central Schools as well as  St. Teresa Academy in Nicholville, Trinity Catholic,  Holy Name of Jesus Academy of Massena, and St. Mary’s of Canton.  Eric Tracher and Marion Bradish,  representatives from the St. Lawrence County Art Council and Ann Spies, representative of the Remington Museum completed the judging along with the assistance of Baltimore artist and former Canton resident, Tracy Jacobs. Chosen were 1st Place and Honorable Mention for both middle and high schools in the following categories: Painting, Sculpture, Drawing, Photography, Multi Student Work and Miscellaneous. Members of the SAC&E Committee, Sigie Barr Saap, Audrey Tobin, Denice Button, Sheila Harrington, Janet Favro, Gail Abplanalp, Kate Newell, Linda Fay, Linda Trill and Camilla Ammirati also chose several committee awards. Special Friend Certificates were awarded to Jason Hubbard, art teacher from Norwood-Norfolk, and Ashley Eipp, art teacher from Potsdam for their continuing support of the student competition and exhibit. Prizes were awarded to the following students:

High School

Best In Show: Jaylin Miller, Clifton-Fine

Photography: Isobel Sweeney, 1st Place, Skylar Fetter, Honorable Mention both from Norwood-Norfolk

Drawing: Vanessa Perry, Norwood -Norfolk, 1st Place, Alexandra Conn, Massena, Alyssa Sloan, Parishville, Brianna Larraby, Canton, all Honorable Mention

Miscellaneous: Brook Stevenson, Potsdam, 1st Place, Alana Granger, Heuvelton, Honorable Mention

Sculpture: Sydney Hitchman, Clifton Fine, 1st Place, Gaetan Foisy, Potsdam, Honorable Mention

Painting: Abigail Tessier, Norwood-Norfolk, 1st Place, Sage Richards. Colton – Pierrepont, Honorable Mention

Collage: Adriane Reardon, Salmon River, 1st Place, Sara Granger, Massena, Schizophrenia, Honorable Mention

Shared Award: Jacobs, Lanford, Morgan, Drumm, Thomas, Massena, 1st Place

Middle School

Drawing: Indigo Pease, Parishville-Hopkinton, 1st Place, Kole Peterson, Parishville-Hopkinton, Honorable Mention

Miscellaneous: Luke Greco, Trinity Catholic, 1st Place, Jarrett St. Ann, Salmon River, Honorable Mention

Sculpture: Hamden Knauf, Heuvelton, 1st Place, Amanda Polorolo, Trinity Catholic, Honorable Mention,

Painting: Louisa Mossbrugger, Potsdam, 1st Place, Vanessa Dawson, Potsdam, Honorable Mention

Collage : Bryan Jones, Potsdam, 1st Place

Committee Awards

Skylar Perrault, Clifton Fine, Sydney McGill, Heuvelton, Lea Danielewicz, Clifton Fine, Emily Theobald, Potsdam, Isabelle Foisy, Potsdam, Emma Galney, St. Mary’s, Nico Sweeney, Norwood-Norfolk, Jayden Lazore, Salmon River, Monica Trummer, Holy Name of Jesus Academy

Event sponsors were the Canton Area Zonta Club, Grasse River Heritage, TAUNY, SLC Arts Council,  the Remington Arts Festival Committee and the Haley-Nichols Fund of the Northern New York Community Foundation with assistance from the Frederick Remington Museum.

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