Steele artists wow regional Scholastic judges


Staff Report



Art by Allen Matakovich


Art by Allen Matakovich


Art by Allen Matakovich


Art by Bryan Justice


Art by Makayla Davis


Art by Megan Romancak


Amazing works by Amherst Steele High School students are on display through Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Lorain County Regional Scholastic Art Exhibition.

You can see their pieces from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 5-7 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday; and from 1-5 p.m. on Sundays at the Stocker Center gallery at Lorain County Community College.

An esteemed panel of art and design professionals and professors from Northeast Ohio judged entries on originality, technical skill, and emergence of personal vision and voice.

Placing among the 700 pieces in this show is like placing in “districts” in sports. A Gold Key is the highest honor, followed by Silver Key and Honorable Mention.

Those works earning a regional Gold Key advance to national judging this spring in New York City.

Amherst winners include:

• Allen Matakovich — three Gold Keys, three Honorable Mentions.

• Bryan Justice — one Gold Key, one Silver Key.

• Makayla Davis — one Gold Key, two Honorable Mentions.

• Megan Romancak — one Gold Key, one Honorable Mention.

• Emily Gorenshek — three Silver Keys.

• Rae Barnes — two Silver Keys, two Honorable Mentions.

• Briana Sekerak — two Silver Keys.

• David Bloom — one Silver Key, three Honorable Mentions.

• Sarah Lacey — one Silver Key, three Honorable Mentions.

• Samuel Kline — one Silver Key, one Honorable Mention.

• Adriana Figueroa — one Silver Key.

• Matthew Trame — one Silver Key.

• Nadine Muc — one Silver Key.

• Cam Shawver — three Honorable Mentions.

• Briana Boone — two Honorable Mentions.

• Elexis Bookmyer — one Honorable Mention.

• Bridgette Wadge — one Honorable Mention.

• Bryce Pember — one Honorable Mention.

• Sierra Pierce — one Honorable Mention.

The exhibition is funded by the Nordson Corporation Foundation, C. Paul Stocker Arts Foundation, and LCCC. It is open to the public. A closing awards ceremony and reception will be held on Feb. 19 for the Gold Key winners.

Art by Allen Matakovich
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/01/web1_Allen-Matakovich-Gold-Key-2.jpgArt by Allen Matakovich

Art by Allen Matakovich
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/01/web1_Allen-Matakovich-Gold-Key3.jpgArt by Allen Matakovich

Art by Allen Matakovich
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/01/web1_Allen-Matakovich-Gold-Key.jpgArt by Allen Matakovich

Art by Bryan Justice
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/01/web1_Bryan-Justice-Gold-Key.jpgArt by Bryan Justice

Art by Makayla Davis
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/01/web1_Makayla-Davis-Gold-Key.jpgArt by Makayla Davis

Art by Megan Romancak
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/01/web1_Megan-Romancak-Gold-Key.jpgArt by Megan Romancak

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