Northern Nevada Scholastic Art Award Winners Announced: Bishop Manogue students take home top awards in Nevada Museum of Art’s regional fine arts competition

 

(Reno, Nev., Feb. 6, 2017) – Bishop Manogue Catholic High School is proud to announce seven students have been named as Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention award winners in the 2017 Scholastic Art Award regional competition presented by the Nevada Museum of Art.

The Nevada Museum of Art received 1,634 artwork submissions and will be issuing 509 awards for 2017. The seven award-winning Bishop Manogue students have earned a total of 21 awards. Submissions were evaluated by a panel of judges made up of local artists and art professionals. All work was judged on the following criteria: originality, technical skill, and the emergence of a personal vision. Judging of the submissions was blind and exceptional works were awarded Gold Key, Silver Key or Honorable Mentions.

Gold Key award-winning artwork goes on to compete in the National Scholastic Art Awards competition and will also be on display at the Gold Key Exhibition at The Holland Project Gallery. All Silver Key and Honorable Mention work will be displayed as a digital slideshow at both The Holland Project Gallery and at the Nevada Museum of Art.

 

Bishop Manogue Catholic High School received 21 Awards from the following students & categories:

 

Gold Key Awards

Jingyi Wang – 4 Gold Key Awards

Ruyi Xu – 4 Gold Key Awards and an American Vision Nominee

 

Silver Key Awards

Rosie Linkus – Silver Key Award

Jingyi Wang –  2 Silver Key Awards

Ruyi Xu – Silver Key Award

 

Honorable Mention Awards

Alexander Hall – Honorable Mention

Rosie Linkus – Honorable Mention

William Slikkerveer – Honorable Mention

Jingyi Wang – 2 Honorable Mention

Kenna Wheeler – Honorable Mention

Ruyi Xu – Honorable Mention

Jane Zebrack – 2 Honorable Mentions

 

“I am extremely proud of our hard-working, creative students,” remarks Megan Bavaro, art teacher.  “To have this many Gold Key, Silver Key & Honorable Mention award winners is truly humbling and exciting, plus they are thrilled their work will be displayed at The Holland Project Gallery and the Nevada Museum of Art for the community to enjoy.”

The Nevada Museum of Art is graciously welcoming all students, their family, friends and teachers to the Gold Key Exhibition Opening Reception held Friday, March 3, 2017 from 6 – 8 pm at The Holland Project Gallery located at 140 Vesta Street, Reno, NV 89502.

The Nevada Museum of Art is also hosting a Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 16, 2017 for the award-winning students and their educators.

The Gold Key Exhibition at The Holland Project Gallery and the American Visions Nominees at the Nevada Museum of Art will be on display from March 3 – April 2, 2017.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                               

Media Contact:

Amy Ventetuolo

775-336-6061

amy.ventetuolo@bishopmanogue.org

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About Bishop Manogue Catholic High School

Bishop Manogue Catholic High School (BMCHS) is a faith-based, college preparatory high school in Reno, Nevada. Established in 1948, BMCHS is the only Catholic high school in Northern Nevada, providing students with a complete high school experience rooted in faith. Bishop Manogue is proud to report a 99% college matriculation rate, ACT & SAT scores that far exceed state and national averages and through its rich history has produced over 5,000 Alumni. It is a separately incorporated diocesan school operated under the authority of the Diocesan Bishop, Randolph R. Calvo. For information on Bishop Manogue Catholic High School, visit bishopmanogue.org.

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