Senior Julia DiNoia of Thompson, CT was recently honored by the Connecticut Art Education Association at the annual Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards.
Julia received two Silver keys for her photographs “Shower of Sadness” and “Psyched,” and an Honorable Mention for her photograph “Shattered Vision.” The Scholastic Art Awards is the largest juried student art competition in the state. Student artwork is juried by professional artists and university art faculty and is selected on merit for inclusion in astatewide art exhibition held at the Hartford Art School. This year, artwork was selected from approximately 2500 entries, with 259 Gold key awards, 197 Silver keys and 225 Honorable Mentions.
Julia’s artwork, alongwith pieces from throughout the state, will be displayed in the regional gallery show at the Silpe Gallery on the University of Hartford campus. The show runs until February 2, and is open for public viewing Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m and weekends 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.