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OF NEW ROCHELLE ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF
HIGH SCHOOL WOMEN ARTISTS EXHIBITION
ROCHELLE, NY, November 17, 2003 -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) announced
the Merit Award winners of its 10th Annual High School Women Artists Exhibition.
The winners, who hail from Delaware, New Hampshire, and New York include:
-- Ursuline Academy (Wilmington, DE) for Lazy Afternoon (Color Pencil)
-- Spaulding HS (New Hampshire) for The Note Board (Color Pencil)
– Senior Edgemont HS (Scarsdale, NY) for Clock (Acrylic on Wood)
-- Northport HS (Northport, NY) for Main Street (Digital Photo)
-- The Ursuline School (New Rochelle, NY) for Louise: Portrait of Louise
Nevelson (Paper Collage)
– Hackley School (Tarrytown, NY) for Tea Set (Ceramic)
competition is sponsored by the College’s Office of External Relations,
Media & Photographic Services Department, and the Art Department of
the School of Arts & Sciences (SAS). It was created to offer
aspiring young female artists the opportunity to showcase their two- and
three-dimensional works. High school art teachers nominate participating
students. This year’s competition drew 102 entries from high school
juniors and seniors in 27 schools in Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire,
New Jersey, and New York.
All participants compete with their peers for awards of merit and gift
certificates from Advanced Photo Labs, Inc. (Ardsley/Scarsdale), Art &
Blueprint Co. (New Rochelle), Art Supply Warehouse (Norwalk, CT), Golden
Artist Colors Inc. (New Berlin, NY), Plastic Works (New Rochelle), and
CNR’s Bookstore. Interested participants will also be considered
for art scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $5,000 per year toward tuition
upon enrollment in the Art Department at the School of Arts & Sciences.
The Art Department offers programs in Studio Art, Art Education, Art History,
and Art Therapy.
The first Catholic college for women in New York State, The College
of New Rochelle was founded in 1904 by the Ursuline Order. Today, it comprises
the all-women School of Arts & Sciences, and three schools which admit
women and men: the School of New Resources (for adult learners), the School
of Nursing and the Graduate School. The main campus of the College
is located in lower Westchester County, 16 miles north of New York City.
The College maintains six other campus locations in New York City. Visit
the College’s website at www.cnr.edu.
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