Here are the exciting results! The Earlville Opera House organized the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery for Madison County on behalf of Congressman Richard Hanna’s office. Invitations were sent to 10 schools. EOH received 73 submissions from four schools: Hamilton Central High, Morrisville-Eaton High, Oneida High, and Sherburne-Earlville High School. This is the first year that Madison County schools were represented in this national contest.
We’d like to thank our Madison County judges for generously donating their time to assess the entries. Lynette Stephenson is an Associate Professor of Art and Art History at Colgate University. Leigh Yardley is an Adjunct Instructor of Art at Morrisville State College and a Teaching Artist for The Utica Arts in Education Institute.
Here are the medal winners from Madison County – alphabetically by school:
Hannah Farrell, grade 12 from Hamilton Central School – Art Teacher Ashley Stagner
Elena Haskins, grade 12 from Hamilton Central School – Art Teacher Ashley Stagner
Laura Konieczko, grade 12 from Morrisville Eaton School – Art Teacher Karen Howlett
Hannah Westbrook, grade 12 from Sherburne-Earlville School – Art Teacher Jackie Craine Gimson
Madeline DuBois, grade 11 from Sherburne-Earlville School – Art Teacher Jackie Craine Gimson
Joseph Rondinelli, grade 11 from Oneida Central School – Art Teacher Heather Cigeroglu
Each participating county is sending in six winners to the next level of competition. The next round of judging will be at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute at 310 Genesee Street Utica, New York for all the counties in Congressman Hanna’s District with an exhibition on Saturday, May 3rd. For more information about the arts in our region, please call the Earlville Opera House at (315) 691-3550 or see www.earlvilleoperahouse.com .