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WQLN PBS Announces 2023 Art Show and Contest Winners

Art work on display at the 2023 Art Show.
Art work on display at the 2023 Art Show.

WQLN PBS is thrilled to announce the 2023 winners of our second annual Art Show and Contest. This year's WQLN PBS Art Show was truly something special!

Congratulations to all our winners! Visit www.wqln.org/artshow to view the artists' full pieces and read their artist statements.

Grades 6-8
First Place, Untitled
Rahama H.
Strong Vincent Middle School, Grade 7

Second Place, Feelings, Inside and Out
Juliet M.
James W. Parker Middle School, Grade 6

Third Place, Untitled
Tyree T.
Montessori Regional Charter School, Grade 6

Grades 9-10
First Place, Finding My Place
Genelia K.
NW PA Collegiate Academy, Grade 9

Second Place, A Cold Rainy Day
Viola P.
Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, Grade 9

Third Place, Tigerlilies
Madelyn P.
Fairview High School, Grade 9

Grades 11-12
First Place, Mother of Snakes
Rayn B.
Mercyhurst Preparatory School, Grade 11

Second Place, So Close, and So Far
Lola S.
McDowell High School, Grade 11

Third Place, In The Crisp
Celina I.
Fairview High School, Grade 12

Thank you our judges, Community Muralist Antonio Howard, Maria Ferguson from Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Local Artist and Family & Youth Engagement Professional Angela Amatangelo, and WQLN staff members Halle Sullivan, Samantha Sherwood, and Chantel Rodriguez

And special thanks to Erie Arts & Culture and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for making this event possible. Be sure to keep any eye out for more information regarding next year's show and contest!