Seven Seneca Valley students recently placed in five different categories, including Best in Show, at the Associated Artists of Butler County (AABC) High School Student Art Show.
Junior Kelsey Gianfrancesco won Best in Show for her piece “Bubbly” (pictured at right).
Jessie Glatz, senior placed first for “Dare You a Snowman” and second for “Mean Lady” in the printmaking category. She also placed second for “My Tiny Woman” in the painting category.
In the photography category senior Amelia Reese placed first for her piece titled “Teal Bike,” and placed third for “Antique Cameras on the Streets of Paris” in the printmaking category.
Sophomore Max Ludwig placed third for his piece “Fractal” in the painting category.
In the works on paper category junior Owen Perdue’s “Untitled” and junior Danny Ledbetter’s “Rib Boy” received second and third place respectively.
Senior Storm Harvin placed third for her 3-D art “Honey, I’m Home.”
Lastly, SV had over 150 entries (grades 7-12) in the show and the Seneca Valley Art Department was awarded, for the second year in a row, Best Quality Artwork/Participation.
All students who won first place, second place, or Best in Show won cash prizes.
The artists’ reception and awards ceremony was held at the Art Center in Butler on March 1.
Seneca Valley secondary art teachers include Tabatha Karman, George Williams, Stan Zimmerman, Jason Shorr, Aaron Shafer, Megan Bonistalli and Jason Woolslare.