University at Buffalo
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Visual Studies

Congratulations to our 2014 WNY High School Exhibit Award Recipients

February 14, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming

Juror and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Reinhard Reitzenstein, with Pembroke High School Student Heather Gilliam

Thank you to all of the students and teachers who participated in the 2014 WNY Regional High School Exhibit.  This year the exhibition received almost one hundred entries from thirty regional high schools.  The exhibition will be on view until February 27th.  For more information about the exhibition and for gallery hours, please visit the Visual Studies Gallery website.

Award Recipients


First Place
Jacob Chapman, Senior
Pembroke High School, Mr. Johnson
Untitled, September 2013
Wood & Foam core


Second Place
Emily Finiki, Junior
Newfane High School, Mr. Rimmer
Androgyny, November 2013
Ink and Graphite


Third Place
Heather Gilliam, Senior
Pembroke High School, Mr. Johnson
Untitled, October 2013
Double Exposure Coffee Can Pinhole Photograph


Fourth Place
Pamela Rivas, Senior
Buffalo Seminary, Ms. Cass
Untitled, January 2014
Conte Crayon, Charcoal on Paper


Honorable Mention
Lucas Wanamaker, Senior
Christian Central Academy, Ms. Burgett
Tool Turning Table, 2014
Metal – Mixed Media



Honorable Mention
Kristen McMahon, Senior
Charter High School for Applied Tech., Ms. Turcan
ASAP Ferg, January 2014
Digital Painting, Photoshop


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