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Works of Eight Brockton High School Student Artists to Appear in Prestigious Exhibition

Works of Eight Brockton High School Student Artists to Appear in Prestigious Exhibition

The Brockton High School Art Department is pleased to announce eight Brockton High School student artists have been selected to exhibit artwork in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts Emerging Young Artists 2023 Juried Exhibition.

The highly competitive annual juried exhibition recognizes the exceptional merit of high school art students and art programs in New England. The Emerging Young Artists 2023 Juried Exhibition received submissions from 591 young artists, of which 120 works were selected for the exhibition.

“The 591 young artists who submitted pieces to this exhibition are among the most incredibly talented students in New England. Just to be considered is an honor, but to be selected for the exhibition is a major educational milestone. I could not be prouder of our students,” said Brockton High School Principal Cynthia Burns.

The students representing Brockton High School are:  

Oluwatimileyin Adedoyin, Grade 10, Digital Portrait

Miguel Colon, Grade 10, Digital Illustration

Jasmine Correia, Grade 10, Photography

Heberlynsda Desrosier, Grade 11, Digital Portrait

Dora Dorval, Grade 11, Painting

Ingride Monteiro, Grade 12, Printmaking

Willow Smith, Grade 12, Sculpture         

Jahir Tineo Castillo, Grade 12, Fashion   

“I want to congratulate the students on this well-deserved honor. It takes tremendous skill and a strong work ethic to reach this level of achievement,” said Brockton Public Schools Superintendent Mike Thomas. “This is also a testament to the high-quality art education that our teachers, most of whom are professional artists, provide to our students.”

The 2023 exhibition opening reception and awards presentation will be held online on Friday, January 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Those interested in watching the exhibition live may visit bit.ly/EYA2023 or explore the exhibition here: www.umassd.edu/cvpa/explore/emerging-young-artists/