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September 20, 2018

Oswego Students Earn Top Awards at Oswego County Student Art Competition


OSWEGO, NY – Oswego High School artists captured three of the top four prizes recently at the 20th Annual Oswego County Student Art Competition at the Salmon River Fine Arts Center in Pulaski.

 Oswego High School artists captured three of the top four prizes recently at the 20th Annual Oswego County Student Art Competition at the Salmon River Fine Arts Center in Pulaski. From left are: Reilly Patrick, Meghan Anderson, OHS art teacher Melissa Martin and Brenna Riley.

Oswego High School artists captured three of the top four prizes recently at the 20th Annual Oswego County Student Art Competition at the Salmon River Fine Arts Center in Pulaski. From left are: Reilly Patrick, Meghan Anderson, OHS art teacher Melissa Martin and Brenna Riley.

Reilly Patrick, “Best in Show” for her self-portrait “Adagio.”

Meghan Anderson, “First Place Overall” for her colored pencil drawing entitled “Blue.”

Brenna Riley, “Second Place Overall” for her drawing of her cat, Oliver, entitled “Snaggletooth.”

According to Oswego High School art teacher Melissa Martin, this may have been the best showing the school’s artists have ever had in the history of the competition.

Additional Honorable Mention Ribbons were awarded to:

– Mike Cali for “Spider and Insect Autons” Sculpture
– Matt Olszewski for “Horse Hair set” Sculpture
– Maddy Rahn for “Metal Teapot” Sculpture
– Cassidy Quonce for “Bottom of the Ocean” Painting
– Alex Bush for “Japanese Teapot” Sculpture
– Brenna Riley for “Gypsy” Drawing
– Meghan Anderson for “It Could Be Your Prince” Drawing

Other student work included in this juried show were:

Reilly Patrick (2), Brenna Riley (4), Kayla Volkomer (4), Katie Bradshaw (2), Kara Weiss (2) Meghan Anderson (2), Sydney Copeland (2), Logan Sullivan, Nick Hurlbutt, Allie Henderson (4), Leah Jones, Mikayla Carson, Angel Campos, Christan Cabalig, and Christian Jasewicz, Alexander Bush (2), Matthew Olszewski (2), Cassidy Quonce (2), Kylie Eryn Pelkey (5), Matt Samson, Liz Bonner, Diane Schroder (2) Maddy Rahn (2) and Samantha Lee.

All of the artwork will be on display at the Oswego High School at the annual Art and Music Festival on April 25 from noon to 4 p.m.

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