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. In 2022, the Annual High School Emerging Artist Competition will combine with FASST’s Annual Young At Art Exhibition. The combined show will take place in April 2022 in the Oakdale Mall in the former Zales Center Court Area, on view Tuesday April 5th through Friday April 29th.

The exhibition is judged by professional artists and hosts an Awards Ceremony Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 at 6PM. Participants receive certificates from the Broome County Arts Council and winners receive ribbons from FASST.

For more information on participation, please contact Jan Wood from FASST at benzjw1@gmail.com.

Districts participating:

Binghamton High School
Chenango Valley High School
Harpursville Central School
Johnson City High School
Main Endwell High School
Newark Valley High School

Seton Catholic Central High School
Susquehanna Valley High School
Vestal High School
Whitney Point High School
Windsor Central High School

Award Recipients 2022

The judges for the 2022 competition were: Professor Alexandra Davis of Binghamton University’s Department of Art and Design, Orazio Salati of Orazio Salati Studio and Gallery, and Cyrena Summers.

Best of Show

Sasha Zalesski
(Copic Markers)
Seton Catholic Central High School

Drawing A – Watercolor, Pastel, Charcoal

Alexandra Fordham
(Charcoal and Pen)
Maine Endwell High School

Drawing B – Pencil, Pen, Ink, Marker, Misc.

MaKenna DeMoney
“True Colors”
(Colored Pencil)
Susquehanna Valley High School

Painting (Oil, Acrylic)

Alyessa Bolander
“Glow Cat”
(Acrylic Paint)
Vestal High School

Mixed Media and Miscellaneous

Kara Dhakal
“In Plain Sight”
Vestal High School


Tom Sorensen
“Drumming a Jig”
Windsor Central High School


Regan Prentice
“Chicken in a Head”
Windsor Central High School