By Kara Ferrin

(Editor’s Note: Ferrin is the Photography I, II, and III teacher at CHS)

Three teachers from CHS, art teacher Alisa Kuniya, ceramics teacher Karen McGraw, and myself entered student work into the Scholastic Art Awards, which boasts to be the longest running, most prestigious art competition for creative professionals in the nation.

The competition, put on by Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, is comprised of local artists and art professionals who judge student work. The awards given are Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention at both the local and national levels.

CHS Photography I, II, III teacher Kara Ferrin

 

Carson High Photography had four Gold Key winners at the local level: Trevor Castillo, Riley Kidd, Aubrey Glazner, and Justyce Quintana, and Trevor Castillo’s photography portfolio was one of four art portfolios to win a $1,000 scholarship from Scholastic Art Awards. All Gold Key winners’ pieces

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Farmstead Arts in Basking Ridge is showcasing the works of Ridge High School’s Advanced Placement (AP) Studio Art, AP Photography and Photography III students in an online exhibit entitled “Portraits: The Artist’s View.”

The show will run online at www.farmsteadartscenter.org through April 16.

Under the guidance of Wendell Jeffrey, Ridge High School Art Teacher, and William Ortega, Ridge High School Photography Teacher, 48 student artists created works which explore relations between the artist and the model as having an unwritten agreement / contract which allows the artist to visually represent their impression of the model’s identity and personality.

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The artist’s interpretation of the individual is their signature. This exhibition is about the relationship between the sitter and their

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