Best in Show winner “University Presbyterian Church” by John Graber.

Area high school students were recognized for their outstanding works of art on display in Daemen College’s 49th annual All High Exhibition, which is being shown through Feb. 23 in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Gallery in the Haberman Gacioch Arts Center. Exhibition honors and Daemen scholarships were presented to selected juniors and seniors from throughout Western New York and surrounding areas. This year’s juried competition includes more than 115 entries.

2018 All High Exhibition Winners

  • Best in Show ($3,000 scholarship, renewable annually)
    • John Graber, Kenmore East High School
  • Best Drawing ($2,000 scholarship, renewable annually)
    • Isaac Vazques Jr., Buffalo Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts
  • Best Illustration ($2,000 scholarship, renewable annually)
    • Siana Parks, Kenmore East High School
  • Best Painting ($2,000 scholarship, renewable annually)
    • Osvaldo J. Rodriguez Morles, Buffalo Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts
  • Best Photo ($2,000 scholarship, renewable annually)
    • Kevin Girasole, Lewiston-Porter High School
  • Best Print ($2,000 scholarship, renewable annually)
    • Nicholas Stokes, Buffalo Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts
  • Best Three-Dimensional ($2,000 scholarship, renewable annually)
    • Ashley Meagher, Lewiston Porter High School
  • Best New Media ($2,000 scholarship, renewable annually)
    • Eita Nanda, Kenmore West High School

Honorable Mentions ($1,000 scholarship, renewable annually) 
  • Hannah Fish, Pine Valley High School
  • Jessica Pelc, Eden High School
  • Han Tran, Sweet Home High School
  • Grace LaPrade, Amherst High School
  • Amanda Bracci, Clarence High School
  • Chadrack Mayizo, Charter High School for Applied Technology
  • Katherine King, The Gow School
  • Emma Dickenson, Clarence High School
  • Nick Scolaro, The Gow School
  • *Shertee Say, Buffalo Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts

Buffalo Society of Artists Award ($100 cash award): 
  • Emma Symons, Clarence High School

The Visual Arts Scholars from Saturday's Portfolio Day ( $5000 scholarship, renewed annually ) 
  • Tessa Santillo, Clarence High School
  • *Shertee Say, Buffalo Academy for the Visual & Performing Arts

* Please note this student won two scholarships, in two separate competitions