LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston High School senior Rachel Kogut’s digital illustration, “Trapped,” was one of four chosen to receive a Merit Award at the Art Administrators of New Jersey’s (AANJ) Emerging Artists Exhibit. Her work was on display at the James Howe Gallery at Kean University in Union for a few weeks in January.

As a Merit Award winner, Kogut will be eligible to submit an expanded portfolio for consideration as the AANJ Emerging Artists Achievement Award winner and recognition at the annual Governor’s Awards in Arts Education.

Kogut is shown above with her art teacher, Chris Iannuzzi, at the Art Administrators of New Jersey's Emerging Artists awards reception