UNION, NJ – High school students Michelle Qiu, Joshua Scott and William Sabogal participated in the Arts Administrators of New Jersey Emerging Artists Exhibit and were honored at a reception at Kean University on Sunday, Jan. 31.

They were among 50 artists from throughout New Jersey whose artworks were chosen for an exhibit of outstanding High School Achievement. The exhibit was on display at The James Howe Gallery at Kean University, from Jan. 4 through Jan. 31.

The Emerging Artists Exhibition provides high school students with the experience of exhibiting in a professional gallery. Established in 1988 by Arts Administrators of New Jersey, Emerging Artists is designed to foster better art education in our public schools, provide recognition for outstanding artistic achievement, and develop an understanding of and appreciation and support for art education. The event also strengthens the existing relationship between Kean and New Jersey school districts.