Holderness Art Students Win Three of Six Categories in the 2021 AVA High School Juried Exhibit
Holderness School is excited to announce that its students have won three of six categories in the 2021 AVA High School Juried Exhibit, placing them among the avant-garde of New Hampshire high school artists.
Participating students were nominated by their art teachers and judged in six categories: Drawing, 2D Mixed Media, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, and Wearable Art.
Holderness students won three of the six categories: Abigail Palmer ’21 for Drawing, Dianne Fu ’24 for Mixed Media, and Gracie Roe ’21 for Photography.
AVA received nominations from 11 schools. Participating high schools include Hanover High School, Hartford High School, Holderness School, Kimball Union Academy, Stevens High School, Mascoma Valley Regional High School, Proctor Academy, Sharon Academy, Thetford Academy, Lebanon High School, and Woodstock Union High School.
AVA Gallery and Art Center (Alliance for the Visual Art) is dedicated to promoting the visual arts through exhibitions and educational programs that nurture, support, and challenge New England artists, and to providing art classes for children, teens, and adults of all levels and abilities. The AVA Gallery and Art Center is located in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
The awards event will be held via Zoom on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 6 pm. All are welcome to join by registering here.
Just as Holderness School nears completion on its new 35,000 square-foot math and science building this spring, the school is set to embark on a series of transformative upgrades to its Nordic trails and athletic fields.
When the COVID-19 pandemic struck last spring, educators knew the following school year would pose unprecedented challenges for students and faculty. That concern prompted Holderness to forego regular Saturday morning classes - at least for the 2020-21 school year – in favor of programming that supported students’ social and emotional wellbeing.
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