North Ridgeville, (PRWEB) January 22, 2013
Out of the 109 entries submitted by Lake Ridge Academy students to this year’s exhibition, an amazing 82 were accepted for display and received awards! Lake Ridge students in grades 6th-12th received a total of 60 Honorable Mentions, 10 Silver Keys, and 10 Gold Key Awards for entries in photography, digital art, ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture and film.
The highest award of the show, the American Vision Award, is the “best in show” and is given to only 5 Gold Key winners. Lake Ridge Academy students won 2 out of the 5 total American Vision Awards! Artwork receiving Gold Key and American Vision awards will be judged in New York and may go on to be entered in an exhibition which will travel the country.
Lake Ridge Academy Junior, Adam Moreno, also entered an original film titled “Make It Stop: Bullying”. Judging in the film division is still on-going.
The exhibition is currently on display at the Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery through February 3.
An Artist’s Gallery Reception, which is open to the public, is scheduled for Sunday, January 13, from 1:00-3:00 pm.
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American Vision Award Winners:
Madison Hart, Grade 10, Ceramics: “Texture Pot”
Garrett Wright, Grade 12, Sculpture: “Surge”
Gold Key Award Winners:
Sharday Baines, Grade 12, Ceramics: “Texture Pot”
Zoe Belardo, Grade 8, Painting: “Abstract Black”
Julia Bouzaher, Grade 9, Digital Art: “A Fat Cat”
Paxton Cole, Grade 12, Ceramics: “Sculptured Pot”
Dane Elliot, Grade 11, Ceramics: “Night Sky”
Greyson Elliot, Grade 12, Sculpture: “Egyptian Gourd”
Greyson Elliot, Grade 12, Sculpture: “El Pulpo De Soldadura”
Taylor Soto, Grade 11, Photography: “Las Ramblas”
Garrett Wright, Grade 12, Sculpture: “Engineer’s Band”
Matthew Wright, Grade 9, Digital Art: “A Phoenix Tessellation”
Silver Key Award Winners:
Paxton Cole, Grade 12, Ceramic: “Lidded Pot”
Dane Elliot, Grade 11, Ceramic: “Rocky’s Gift”
Greyson Elliot, Grade 12, Sculpture: “Samurai”
Lily Kuentz, Grade 8, Photography: “Jars”
Lily Kuentz, Grade 8, Photography: “Barn Light”
Alex Lavelle, Grade 12, Photography: “Espacio Abierto”
Claire O’Neill, Grade 11, Photography: “Forbidden Fruit”
Claire O’Neill, Grade 11, Photography: “Nostalgia”
Spencer Poore, Grade 11, Photography: “Flower”
Garrett Wright, Grade 12, Sculpture: “Phoenix”
About Lake Ridge Academy
Lake Ridge Academy is an independent, nonsectarian day school offering co-educational classes from kindergarten through grade 12.
Founded in 1963, Lake Ridge Academy is committed to providing small class sizes and maintains an 8:1 student ratio. Located on a beautiful 88 acre campus, we are the only independent college preparatory school on Cleveland's west side.
Our mission is to send into a changing world confident young people of integrity who think critically and creatively while embracing the joy of lifelong learning.