High School Emerging Artists2019-03-07T17:20:09+00:00

High School Emerging Artist Competition

The Annual High School Emerging Artist Competition is open to all high schools and high school-level home schoolers in Broome County. All work is received in March, judged by professional artists, and displayed at the Broome County Arts Council for the month of April, with an Awards Ceremony First Friday in April. Participants receive certificates from the Broome County Arts Council, and the winners receive recognition by County Government.

In 2018, the Broome County Arts Council held the Broome High School Emerging Artist Competition Award Recognition & Ceremony on Friday, April 6th to celebrate the artistic talents of the 53 students from 6 Broome County High Schools with 65 works of art on display.

Districts and teachers participating were:

Chenango Forks High School: Keith Rosko, Lindsay Welch
Chenango Valley High School: Bob Zanot
Johnson City High School: Eric Adolf
Maine-Endwell Senior High School: Jean Burlingame, Kellie Smith
Union-Endicott High School: Diane Golden
Vestal High School: Sean Bowers, Mallory Little, Amy Panella, Melissa Restuccia

Award Recipients 2018

The judges for the 2018 competition were: Legislator Daniel D. Reynolds, Sharon Ball, Marcia Blackburn, Jules Gotay, Yvonne Lucia and Orazio Salati.

Mixed media self portrait of Emmerlene Richardson

Best of Show

Emmerlene Richardson
Self Portrait
(Mixed Media)
Union Endicott HS
Diane Golden Art Teacher

Charcoal drawing of bags and marbels

Excellence in Composition

Kayla Ferris
Something Lost
(Charcoal)
Chenango Valley HS
Bob Zanot Art Teacher

Ink marker and metallic pen drawing of a room

Excellence in Line & Color

Emily Sierzant
My Room, My Space
(Ink, marker & metallic pens)
Union Endicott HS
Diane Golden Art Teacher

Pen and ink artwork of aquatic enemies

Excellence in Originality

Allen Doan
Aquatic Enemies
(Pen & ink)
Chenango Valley HS
Bob Zanot Art Teacher

Charcoal portrait

Excellence in Use of Media

Megan Proutey
Rumor
(Charcoal)
Chenango Valley HS,
Bob Zanot Art Teacher

Black and white scratchboard portrait of Melo

Excellence in Level of Difficulty

Madeline Selby
Melo
(Scratchboard)
Chenango Valley HS,
Bob Zanot Art Teacher