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April 10, 2015  RSS feed
Schools

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Hillel students win art awards


Hillel Academy second grader Shayna Sock with Kathy Durdin, acting president of the Tampa Regional Artists, the group that sponsors the Young Rembrandt Art Show. Shayna won a third place ribbon. Hillel Academy second grader Shayna Sock with Kathy Durdin, acting president of the Tampa Regional Artists, the group that sponsors the Young Rembrandt Art Show. Shayna won a third place ribbon. Fourteen Hillel Academy students have won awards at the 20th Annual Young Rembrandt Art Show.

The Hillsborough County competition, sponsored by the Tampa Regional Artists group, attracted 172 entries by artists ranging in age from 5-14. Winners were recognized during a gala reception and award presentation March 22 at the Old Hyde Park Art Center.

Hillel Academy sixth grader Malina Seldes, 11, won this year’s Best in Show for “Muted Rainbow.”

Other Hillel Academy student award winners, by age category:

5/6 year olds
Nonie Hyman: Honorable
Mention, “Rainbow Beach”

7/8 year olds
Samuel Hyman: First Place,
“The Predator of the Sea”
Renata Blatt: Second Place,
“R Bag”
Shayna Sock: Third Place,
“The Hearts of Love”
Jamison Seldes: Honorable
Mention, “Circle”
Harrison Hirsch: Honorable


Hillel Academy fourth grade student Lea Visher shows off the artwork she and classmate Cassandra Glidden created, which received an honorable mention. Hillel Academy fourth grade student Lea Visher shows off the artwork she and classmate Cassandra Glidden created, which received an honorable mention. Mention, “The Adventure”

9/10 year olds
Rachel Galpin: Honorable
Mention, “The Prettiest Sea”
Nina Flasher: Honorable
Mention, “Drink It Up”
Lea Visher and Cassandra
Glidden: Honorable Mention,
“Upcycled Personal Pan Pizza
Tables”

11/12 year olds
Arielle Solomon: First Place,
“Sunset at Auvre Sur Oise”
Drew Selig: Honorable
Mention, “Puppy Love”
Rachel Howell: Honorable
Mention, “Life’s Art Palette”
Briana Miele: Honorable
Mention, “Koala Bears”


Malina Seldes, 11, a Hillel Academy sixth grade student, won “Best in Show” for the work shown here, called “Muted Rainbow.” Malina Seldes, 11, a Hillel Academy sixth grade student, won “Best in Show” for the work shown here, called “Muted Rainbow.” Judge Merilee Weinman, a retired Hillsborough County Public School System art teacher marveled at “the creativity and talent” of the young artists who participated in this year’s show.

Hillel Academy students worked with the school’s Visual Arts Teacher, Debra Campbell, to create their art pieces. They used a variety of media including sculpture and watercolor.


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