BCHS artwork on display at juried exhibit in Albany

Eight Bethlehem Central High School student artists were selected to have their work included at the 23rd Annual High School Regional Juried Art Exhibition at the Albany Center Gallery, which runs through April 22 in downtown Albany.

More than 500 works of art from 25 school districts were submitted to the juried exhibit. Only 113 were pieces were chosen, including nine from the Bethlehem students. The works can be viewed below. The featured student artists are:

  • Lii Scolaro
  • Alicia Prieto
  • Robyn Arnason
  • Owen Karmel
  • Nia Hughes
  • Corinne Anderson (two works were selected)
  • Joy Wu
  • Sierra Doherty

The jurors of the exhibition were Elizabeth Dubben, director of The Collarworks, Thom Williams, photographer and Jennie Tang, curatorial associate at the Albany Center Gallery.

“The judges were impressed by the large number of very strong art works in a range of media produced by area high school students in their art classes,” said BC Art Department supervisor Melanie Painter.  “I would like to thank teachers Ms. Marielle Martin, Ms. Kaaren Caron and Ms. Giovanna Kinney for participating in this exhibition.”

Two students whose work is part of the exhibit also won awards:

  • Sponsor Spotlight Award – Corinne Anderson for When it Comes Down to It (Watercolor and Acrylic Etched Panels in Wooden Stands)
  • Honorable Mention – Owen KarmelStairway to the Light (Black & White Digital Photography)

The exhibit at the Albany Center Gallery continues through Friday, April 22. It is open to the public. The gallery is located at 488 Broadway, Suite 107
Albany, NY 12207.

You can also get a look at the exhibit with a virtual walkthrough.

artwork etching
by Sierra Doherty
artwork bodies in blue bodysuite
by Robyn Arnason
black and white abstract photo
Award winner by Owen Karmel
photo of distressed building
by Nia Hughes
landscape with full moon
by Lii Scolaro
large blue eye owl
by Joy Wu
eyes peering through blinds
by Corinne Anderson
body front and back with skeleton overlay
Award Winner by Corinne Anderson