Art Exhibit Features Talents of High School Students

The artistic talents of high school students are being showcased at Nebraska Wesleyan’s third annual juried art exhibition “Bridge.”

Nebraska Wesleyan’s Department of Art is hosting Bridge January 17-February 5. High school seniors from the region were invited to submit artwork to be considered for the exhibition. The students were honored at a reception on Sunday, January 22. Gabrielle Patrick of Grant won "best of show" and a $10,000 scholarship to study visual art at NWU. Katie Samson of Omaha was also awarded a $10,000 scholarship to study visual art at NWU. 

Twenty students were selected for the exhibition, which features a variety of mediums including digital photography, photography, collage, drawing, painting, sculpture, and more.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Elder Gallery is located in the Rogers Center for Fine Arts, 50th Street and Huntington Ave.

High school students selected for the exhibit include:

Bartley

Kassidy McConville

Cedar Bluffs

Taryn Tenopir

Grand Island

Shelby Kuck

Grant

Austin Anderson

Christian Miyamoto

Gabrielle Patrick

Casey Lake

Kristin Beck

Lincoln

Jordan Straight

Lynnea Johnson (Waverly H.S.)

Rebecca Maas (Waverly H.S.)

Kelsey Carson (Waverly H.S.)

Madison

Stephanie Ternus (Humphrey St. Francis H.S.)

Omaha

Katie Samson

Lea Stenslokken

Pierce

Timaree Reed

Roca

Erin Heuermann (Norris H.S.)

Sidney

Emily Jessen

Waverly

Madison Sharp

Mahtomedi, Minn.

Tynan Pratumwon

 

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Timaree Reed of Pierce is one of 20 high school students whose work is currently on display in Elder Gallery.
Perkins County High School senior Gabrielle Patrick used road maps to create her Bridge exhibit.