WAHS students selected for St. Bonaventure art exhibition

Three Warren Area High School students had their art work selected for inclusion in the High School Juried Exhibition at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University.

Chosen were a photo by Christian Johnson a charcoal drawing of a house by Danielle Smith, and a pencil study by Maddie Voigt.

Jurors included Artist in Residence in the Visual and Performing Arts Department at St. Bonaventure University Anne Mormile, Assistant Curator at the Quick Center Sean Conklin and Emma Wolfe a student intern at St. Bonaventure.

Mormile stated she was thoroughly impressed in the quality and variety of work from all grade levels. All jurors agreed that the submissions were difficult to choose from.

Students from 21 area schools sent over 300 entries to be exhibited.

Students Danielle Smith and Christian Johnson worked under the direction of art teacher Barbara Kersey and Maddie Voigt under the direction of Warren County Art Teachers Susan Gobbel and Kersey.

The Regina A. Quick Center for the arts is the home of St. Bonaventure University’s world class collection including art and historical artifacts that span from the beginnings of Western Civilization into the 21st century. The Quick Center museum is free of charge and open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.. The student’s work will be on display in the Mezzanine Gallery from January 24 until February 21, 2013.