The talent of these students is clear to see. You’ve impressed us all. Thank you to all who entered, to the teachers and jurors, and congratulations to the winners.

Sturdy Waterman

Owner, The Gallery At Page Waterman Fine Framing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THREE LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL ARTISTS WIN AWARDS IN THE NEXT UP! ART CONTEST

Wellesley, MA, MAY 15, 2017 — Dozens of students from both public and private high schools in Wellesley, Weston, Needham, Newton, Dover, Sherborn and Natick submitted their best artwork to compete in the first annual NEXT UP! Juried Art Exhibition.

75 pieces were chosen by a group of prestigious jurors and on Sunday, May 14, First, Second and Third Place Winners and 15 Honorable Mentions were announced during a reception at The Gallery at Page Waterman Fine Framing in Wellesley Square.

NEXT UP! 2017 Was created by Page Waterman Fine Framing in honor of their 100-year anniversary.

This post provides the full press release, links to the artwork, links to articles in local and regional media, plus any photos and video available from the Reception and Exhibition.

 

Winners

  • First Place: Wayside Inn Window, by Alicia Bellido; The Rivers School; Acrylic.
  • Second Place: Pieces, by Melissa Dee; The Cambridge School of Weston; Pen.
  • Third Place: Wrinkled Thoughts, by Joelle MenLs; The Rivers School; Linoleum Print.

NEXT UP! 2017 Entries, Winners and Honorable Mentions

 

Social Media With Posts Of The Art

 

Media Coverage

The Swellesley Report, May 10
High school students vie for art award at Wellesley gallery

 
Wellesley – WickedLocal, May 23
“Wellesley students participate in art contest”
http://wellesley.wickedlocal.com/news/20170523/wellesley-students-participate-in-art-contest
 
Wellesley – WickedLocal, May 30
“Wellesley’s Page-Waterman celebrates 100 years with new art exhibition”
http://wellesley.wickedlocal.com/news/20170530/wellesleys-page-waterman-celebrates-100-years-with-new-art-exhibition