The halls of the Whitney Applied Technology Center have been turned into a massive art gallery. Over 1,800 winning works from the Central New York Scholastic Art Awards are on-display for community members to view.
Hundreds of student artists representing over 90 area schools submitted 5,560 pieces of art. The winners were announced during a ceremony held January 11 on the OCC campus. A slideshow featuring several of the winners can be seen at the bottom of this story.
The Whitney building Atrium and hallways on all three floors are filled with more than 1,800 winning entries. The first place (Gold Key), second place (Silver Key), honorable mentions and special award honorees will be showcased until March 2.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the largest annual art competition in America. The participating Central New York awards program has been honoring the creative work of junior and senior high school students for over 70 years. The program is sponsored by M&T Bank.
The exhibit is free and is open to the campus community and the public. Group visits can be scheduled by emailing email@example.com or calling (315) 498-2221.