The Center for Contemporary Art Celebrates Youth Art Month with Free Public Exhibition

 
 
Somerset County Youth Art Month 2022
Somerset County Youth Art Month 2022
BEDMINSTER, N.J. - March 8, 2022 - PRLog -- Each year, for the past twenty-one years, in recognition of Youth Art Month, The Center for Contemporary Art has presented exhibitions of Somerset County student work in partnership with Art Educators of New Jersey (AENJ). Youth Art Month has an extensive history going back to 1961 and is supported by the National Art Education Association.

In Somerset County, 12 art teachers from 8 schools are participating in Youth Art Month. Fourteen works of art from Somerset County have been selected for the state exhibition. The young artists selected for the state exhibition are:
  • Silas Pennington, 3rd grade, Whiton Elementary School, Teacher: Christopher Boehm
  • Aurelia Midura, 4th grade, Stony Brook School, Teacher: Samantha Rueger
  • Zoya Khan, 5th grade, Stony Brook School, Teacher: Samantha Rueger
  • Phoebe Montemurro, 11th grade, Somerville High School, Teacher: Jennifer Stafford
  • Amelia Chlipalski, 8th grade, Branchburg Central Middle School, Teacher: Meghan Russo
  • Valentina Spagnolo, 7th grade, Branchburg Central Middle School, Teacher: Meghan Russo
  • AnnMarie Mosquera, 12th grade, Bound Brook High School, Teacher: Elizabeth Levering
  • Priscilla Ugalde, 11th grade, Bound Brook High School, Teacher: Elizabeth Levering
  • Sherlyn A. Herrera, 10th grade, Bound Brook High School, Teacher: Janet Gattone
  • Maia Vidal, 9th grade, Somerville High School, Teacher: Jennifer Stafford
  • Ryan Sibaja, 10th grade, Somerville High School, Teacher: Lisa Conklin
  • Ethan Szeman, 10th grade, Somerville High School, Teacher: Lisa Conklin
  • Meryem Erdal, 12th grade, Watchung Hills Regional High School, Teacher: Kate Griffin
  • Laura Matos, 11th grade, Watchung Hills Regional High School, Teacher: Kate Griffin
Youth Art Month is on view now through April 8th and presents students in grades K through 12.

Jpegs of student work are available.

About The Center for Contemporary Art

Founded in 1970, The Center for Contemporary Art is a vital regional art center with a vibrant studio art school, extensive exhibition program and important community outreach component. The Center for Contemporary Art is committed to enabling all visitors to experience its classes and workshops, exhibitions and public programs. The Center was awarded the 2019 Economic Champion Award in recognition of its significant impact on Somerset County in the areas of employment, financial contributions, and community events and programs. The Center is located at 2020 Burnt Mills Road in Bedminster, NJ. For further information, please visit The Center for Contemporary Art online at https://ccabedminster.org/.

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