C. J. Hooker Middle School artists excel in OVA competition

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CJH artists Hailey Meyers, Arlet Vidals-Hernandez, Gabby Alfieri and Michelle Guckman took first place in the Illustration category at the Olympics of the Visual Arts competition in Saratoga Springs. Their work was also awarded Most Creative K-12.

C. J. Hooker Middle School artists recently participated in the Olympics of the Visual Arts (OVA) competition at Saratoga Springs City Center. Advanced Studio Art students took six first place wins, one second place and one third place. Projects will be on display at the upcoming Celebration of the Arts.

The following students placed in the OVA competition:

First Place

Photography

Ana Loter
Eesha Ramanathan
Xander Danella
Marissa Villamil
Olivia Gatto
Faeryn Reilly
Brooke Torres

Graphic Design

Hannah Fruhling
Lauren Carroll

Drawing

Cora Pahucki
Isabel Seligman
Jenna Williams
Abigail Meyer

Painting

Catherine Lienemann

Architecture

Kiara Paulino
Brian Pinos
Serena Yeddu
Trinity Pun
Paul Choi
Shanna Siracusa
Julianne Kirk
Taylor Kunis
Lexi Marks

Illustration

Also awarded Most Creative K-12 for Illustration

Hailey Meyers
Arlet Vidals-Hernandez
Gabby Alfieri
Michelle Guckman

Second place

Sculpture

Julisa Posada
Jolina Dong
Naima Puertas
Yanet Bautista
Aliana Vanichpong-Barbosa

Third place

Fashion

Emily Petrovics
Kyla Kropp
Ella O’Brien
Misha Patel
Adrianna Citriniti
Alexa Kriney
Chloe Saltzberg
Grace Patel
Gulianna Fortuna

View photos of the OVA winners on the district’s Facebook page.