The Upper School Visual and Performing Arts Department is pleased to announce that several winners were recognized at the Lamorinda Arts Council's 17th Annual High School Visual Arts Competition Awards Reception on February 11. Ten area high schools participated and hundreds of works were submitted. Incredibly, Kate Lee, '22, took home the "Best in Show" for her piece, Bird Show Case. 1st Place in the Digital Arts category went to Ella Braff, '21, for her piece, There is Reality to Every Dream. Two "Honorable Mention" awards were given to Bella Premo, '20, for Grandma's Basement, and to Ella McNiel, for Browning Montana.
The following students' fantastic artworks are also on display in the Visual Arts Competition exhibition, and we congratulate every single one for their success in becoming exhibiting artists: Maya Aviles, Oliver Bock, Isabelle Bodner, Alex Booth, Reily Chao-Bierhaus, Caroline Chen, Jasmine Edwards, Jack Ficken, Leo Floros, Sophie Foster, Jason Gutstadt, Lilia Hammond, Jerry Henderson, Chayil Hinton, Joshua Hunter, Alessandro Ingegno, Kaylee Ishihara, Isaac Kantor, Meher Kaur, Chloe Kormose, Ineza Lopes, Alyla Meir, Peter Milnes, Ronan Neill, Henry Nitzberg, Isabela Premo, Benjamin Randall, Anaïs Reiss, Elijah Scott, Riley Sims, Grayson Smith, Bea Spade, Benjamin Spielman, John Strouzas, Xiomara Tilghman, Ruby Trost-Goldhammer, Arai Varela-Wilkerson, Saul Weiss, Milo Wessel, Zoe Wessel, Avana Williams, Sophia Yun.