Albany High artists excel at media arts fest
N.Y. (April 9, 2019) -- Albany
High School media artists fared well Tuesday at the Capital Region Media
Arts Festival, with junior Erik Smits placing first in the category
“Photography: The Human Figure/Portrait” for his photo called Storm
Smits' photo is pictured at
right. View a larger version here.
(To see the other winning works, click on the highlighted text below).
Freshman Aeonna Marsico-Von
Lutz earned third place in the “Design: Digital Illustration” category
Sophia Doehla earned three honorable mentions: one in
“Experimental/Video Art” for her video
“Animation” Stop Action: for her video
Paper Brains and
one in “Design: Digital Fine Art” for
Briola Nugent also earned an honorable mention in “Experimental Video:
The Scenic Life.
Albany High artists submitted a total of 20 pieces for the exhibit.
Their artwork was among 177 pieces submitted to the exhibit by 15
schools. Judging the exhibit were a local graphic designer and art
professionals from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Department of the
Region Media Arts Festival is sponsored by the Capital Area Arts
Supervisors and the New York State Art Teachers Association. It was held
at Niskayuna High School
Congratulations to them and to all the artists who submitted works to
this year's festival.
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High