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ICHS Art Student Alexis Graham Awarded The Lori Tansky Award in 2017 HS Regional Juried Exhibit at the Opalka Gallery at The Sage Colleges


(March 28, 2017) At the March 24 reception for the 2017 HS Regional Juried Exhibit at the Opalka Gallery at The Sage Colleges, Alexis Graham's ceramic sculpture Swollen Reef received The Lory Tansky Award! Alexis received one of the four major awards announced at the reception, and she was presented with a $100 gift certificate for Arlene's Artist Materials. This is the second year in a row that an Ichabod Crane student has won an award at this very selective annual juried exhibit. Congratulations to Alexis!

Photos from the exhibit reception:

HS Regional Juried Exhibition

Sorrel Rowley, Cheyenne Lilly, Alexis Graham, Cristina Vlad

Alexis Graham

Alexis with her award-winning ceramic sculpture Swollen Reef

Isabelle Tennier

Isabelle Tennier with her contrast design Cow Skull

Cassidy Smith

Cassidy Smith with her ceramic sculpture Stressed Out

Sorrel Rowley

Sorrel Rowley, who had two drawings selected for the exhibit, with her ink drawing A Study in Shadow.


Ten Artworks by ICHS Students Selected for 18th Annual Regional HS Juried Exhibition


(March 21, 2017) The Ichabod Crane Central School District Art Department is pleased to announce that 10 artworks by Ichabod Crane High School art students have been selected for the 18th Annual Regional HS Juried Exhibition being held this year at the Opalka Gallery at The Sage Colleges, 140 New Scotland Ave. in Albany. The show will be displayed until April 23, 2017. The gallery is open from Tuesday to Friday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A reception will be held for students, friends, and family on Friday, March 24 starting at 5:00 p.m. and ending at 8:00 p.m. The awards ceremony and presentation of certificates will start at 6:30 p.m.

This year 20 school districts submitted 484 pieces and 130 pieces were selected overall. The panel consisted of directors, educators and artists; Jean Dahlgren, Elizabeth Greenberg and Danny Goodwin, who reviewed and selected the work for the show.

Congratulations to the following ICHS students who will have their artwork on display:

  • Mary Bartkus - Grade 12 - "Web of Thoughts" - Ceramic Sculpture
  • Alexis Graham - Grade 12 - "Swollen Reef" - Ceramic Sculpture
  • Cheyenne Lilly - Grade 12 - "System" - Black and White Photography
  • Leah Meredith - Grade 12 - " Geometric Bloom" - Ceramic Sculpture
  • Calista Phippen - Grade 11 - "Reunition" - Color Photography
  • Sorrel Rowley - Grade 12 - " Pinecone" - India Ink Drawing
  • and "A Study in Shadow" - Ink Illustration
  • Cassidy Smith - Grade 12 - "Stressed Out" - Ceramic Sculpture
  • Isabelle Tennier - Grade 12 - "Cow Skull" - Contrasto Design
  • Cristina Vlad - Grade 11 - "Cascada" - Ceramic Sculpture

Regional HS Juried Exhibition Poster