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Livingston High School Students Exhibit and Win Awards at Art Show

A multi-media showcase of works by LHS artists was selected for an exhibit by the NJ High School duCret School of Art. Representing Livingston from left: Skylar Granatir, Alexa Berliner, Gabriela Patia, Angelica Patia, Mary Zhou, Katrina Descorbeth, Maggie Werner, Kasey Chan, Angelie Yaz, Grace Ming, Sarah Tracey, and Brian Kim. Credits: LPS

Recently, a multi-media showcase of works by Livingston High School (LHS) artists was selected for an exhibit at the 35th Annual NJ High School duCret School of Art Show, with the following 13 Livingston artists winning awards. 

  • Angelica Patia, First, B&W photography, “Inside Your Heaven”
  • Katrina Descorbeth, Second, B&W photography, “Got a Chill”
  • Grace Ming, Second, Graphite/Pencil, “Cornerstone”
  • Sarah Tracey, Second, digital image, “The Musicians”
  • Alexa Berliner, Third, B&W photography, “Contorted Light”
  • Rebecca Popper, Third, digital illusion, “The Musicians”
  • Angelie Yaz, Third, acrylic, “No Escape”
  • Kasey Chan, Honorable Mention, B&W photography, “The Lost”
  • Gabriela Patia, Honorable Mention, B&W photography, “Muse”
  • Mary Zhou, Honorable Mention, color photography, “Masked”
  • Maggie Werner, Honorable Mention, color photography, “My Beloved”
  • Skylar Granatir, Honorable Mention, color photography, “Birds Eye View”
  • Brian Kim, Honorable Mention, graphite/pencil, “Untitled”

Click HERE to see a portfolio of the art showcased.

According to the duCret website, since the school’s inception in 1926, duCret’s mission has been to create an institution in central New Jersey where students can obtain an art education comparable with that of the nation's top art schools and academies found in most major American cities. duCret’s objective from the very beginning, has remained constant in it's commitment to provide students with an intensive professional art education, from within a dynamic, yet personalized environment. The small studio classes at duCret allow for close interaction between students and practicing artists and designers who serve as faculty members and mentors. Though duCret can function as a stepping stone to a college degree, the professional art training program within the school is geared specifically toward enabling students to become self-sustaining entrepreneurs as well.

In 1980, the school sponsored its first annual New Jersey High School Student Art Show. The objective of this exhibit was to showcase the work of New Jersey’s talented high school students. Over the past 35 years the duCret School has exhibited the art of over 10,000 students representing 125 New Jersey high schools.

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