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J. P. Stevens' High School Art Students Exhibit at the Edison Arts Society Gallery


A juried exhibit of J.P. Stevens' art students opened last night at the Edison Arts

Society Gallery, Municipal Bldg, 100 Municipal Building (3rd floor) in Edison.  Several students

were awarded ribbons: 

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Ceramics / 3D Art 

1st Place (Blue Ribbon)- Laya Paladugu  “Lillies” Ceramics, Not for Sale   

2nd Place (Red Ribbon)  – Catherine Yong: “Eternal Prison” Tagboard Cube, Not for Sale 

3rd Place (White Ribbon) - Joany Xue: “Fried Tye Dye” Ceramic Sculpture, Price $30   

Honorable Mention (Purple Ribbon) - Sanjana Saji: “Living Branches” Ceramics, Not for Sale 

Honorable Mention (Pink Ribbon)- Deepti Shankar: “Coil Pot” Ceramics, Not for Sale



1st Place (Blue Ribbon): Catherine Yong: “Shaymin” Paper Quilling, Not for Sale 

2nd Place (Red Ribbon): Nina Patel “Untitled” Oil Pastel, NFS

3rd Place (White Ribbon): Alicia Li “Vulnerable” Charcoal $135

Honorable Mention: Stephanie Lee: “Rebirth” Watercolor, Not for Sale (Pink Ribbon)

Honorable Mention: Julia Vaynerchuk: “Wind” Acrylic on Canvas, Not for Sale (Purple Ribbon)


This exceptional exhibit will be on display until Thursday, April 27, 2017.  The Gallery is

opened during business hours, Monday through Friday.   EAS President, Gloria S. Dittman,

noted that a few years ago, Mayor Lankey designated March as -- STUDENTS' VISUAL ARTS

MONTH so it is very appropriate that we celebrate with this unique exhibit.


Please call the Edison Arts Society at 732.548.9134 for any additional information.

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