Coventry - posted Jan, 22 2013
COVENTRY- Six Coventry High School students have been recognized for exceptional achievement in the 24th Annual Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition, the largest juried student art exhibition in the state. Seniors Megan Oliphant and Amelia Ingraham were awarded the prestigious and highest award of a Gold Key for their Photography Portfolios and are eligible to compete at the national level. The Portfolio submission consists of eight photographs and a seven hundred word essay that explain the concepts behind their artwork and their ideas about creating art. Sophomore Haley Sattar won a Gold Key for her drawing Thinking Big and a Silver Key for her painting Birth of the Hyperbole. Senior Jessica Voros won a Silver Key award for her photograph Beyond These Walls. Senior Amelia Ingraham won an Honorable Mention for her sculpture Utilitarian Madness: It’s Time to Eat. These studentswere honored at a Connecticut Student Awards Presentation recently at the Lincoln Theater at the University of Hartford. Their work will be included in an exhibition at the University of Hartford of 611 works comprised of the work of 136 Connecticut students. The Coventry High School Art Department is under the direction of Alison Blair and Laura de la Llave.