Cape Gazette

Rehoboth Art League shows off its Young at Art

Nick Kary wins Best in Show
Mar 22, 2013
Photo by: Steven Billups

The Rehoboth Art League hosted its 17th Annual Young at Art opening and awards ceremony March 16. Art teachers from more than 30 schools throughout Sussex County selected 10 students' art projects to compete for cash awards and scholarships to the art league's classes for an entire year.

Shown with his Best in Show artwork is Delmarva Christian High School sophomore Nick Kary.

The 2013 Young at Art award winners and recipients of cash prizes and Rehoboth Art Framing gift certificates are (l-r) Rehoboth Elementary’s Evie Criswell, first place elementary level; Delmarva Christian High School’s Nick Kary, Best in Show; and Delmarva Christian High School’s Andrew Keck, first place in the VIA high school level. Not shown are Milford Middle School’s Lesha Jones, first place middle school level; Southern Delaware School of the Arts Holly Williams, first place 3D; Laurel High School’s Needson Lazarre, second place any grade; and Indian River High School’s Reilly Scott, third place. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Recipients of the James Kenneth Derrickson Memorial Scholarship receive a tuition-free scholarship to attend Rehoboth Art League classes for a year. Art teachers from each school select one young artist to receive the award. Shown are (l-r) Trinity Kelly, Rehoboth Elementary School; Brianne Simmons, HOB Elementary School; Megha Patel, Beacon Middle School; Sarah Cullen, Blades Elementary; Finn Davis, The Jefferson School; Gabby Kohr, Indian River High School; Hannah Morris, Lord Baltimore Elementary School; Alana Powell, Shields Elementary School. Not shown are Alaiza Santizo, Georgetown Elementary School; Amanda Silar, Milton Elementary School; Lauren Moneymaker, Greenwood Mennonite School; Maira Young, Southern Delaware School of the Arts; Heidi Knutsen, Mariner Middle School; Madison Stalvey, Milford Middle School; Ingrid Hetfield, Cape Henlopen High School; Tiffany Matthews, Delmarva Christian High School; Kyle Fisher, Laurel High School; and Heather Garrity, Milford High School. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Georgetown Elementary first grader Chloe Downs stands with her portrait studies. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
David Martin Gonzales, a seventh grader from Beacon Middle School, shows his Clownfish inspired by Alexander Calder. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
James Kenneth Derrickson Memorial Scholarship winner Megha Patel from Beacon Middle School stands next to her paper relief mask. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Standing with his Alter Ego project is Jefferson School student and James Kenneth Derrickson Memorial Scholarship winner Finn Davis. His alter ego drawing and sculpture show Davis as a scientist. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Aiden Villar from The Jefferson School stands proudly with his colorful bird drawing. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
First place in the VIA high school level is Andrew Keck with his graphite pencil portrait. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Hunter Gale from Beacon Middle School shows his shadow action painting. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
Sophia Baray, a second grader from Rehoboth Elementary School, smiles with her pastel Polar Bear. (Photo by: Steven Billups)
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