Six student works were selected to be on display at the new Spotlight Gallery at the University of Maine Museum of Art from mid-January until mid-March. The gallery was designed to show small exhibits and will display works by Bangor High School students several times each year. The exhibit space will display works by BHS Visual and Performing Arts Academy students whenever possible. Students whose work is on display for this 1st exhibit are: Jack Marcotte, Elizabeth Martelle, Jules Mogul, Liam Reading, Erynne Sauda, Bronwen Wickstrom.
Liam Reading’s artwork has won several awards at the regional Scholastic Art Competition. Liam had one piece win a Gold Key Award and an American Visions Award. Two of Liam’s works won Silver Key Awards and five other works won Honorable Mention Awards. A total of 501 submissions were made to the Maine Regional Affiliate Scholastics Art Awards Competition in 2015. From these submissions the jury selected, 104 Honorable Mentions, 46 Silver Key Awards,31 Gold Key Awards and 5 American Visions. Congratulations Liam!