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Abstract photograph of votive candles created by Kari Achatz’s seventh grade students at Queen of Heaven School

Kari Achatz’s seventh grade students at Queen of Heaven School were inspired by the work of Erin Shirreff to photograph objects found in their campus church.

2016 Art’scool “Inspired” Exhibition

Friday, May 27, 2016
Sunday, June 19, 2016

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The 2016 Art’scool “Inspired” contest encouraged K–12 teachers whose students visited the Albright-Knox through the Art’scool program to show us how they connected their museum visit to their work in the classroom. This exhibition features the winning contest entries.

Contest Winners

Grades K–5
1st Prize – Teacher: Peggy Pylypciw, Blasdell Elementary, Grade 4
2nd Prize – Teacher: Elaine Korczykowksi, Alexander Hamilton Elementary, Grade 4
3rd Prize – Teacher: Kari Achatz, Queen of Heaven, Grade 3
Honorable Mention – Teacher: Tracy Rose, Buffalo Public School 33: Bilingual Center, Kindergarten
Honorable Mention - Teacher: Martha Papiernik, Nardin Montessori, Kindergarten

Grades 6–8
1st Prize – Teacher: Shelia Cannon, Fredonia Middle School, Grades 5–8
2nd Prize – Teacher: Mary McIntyre, Saints Peter and Paul School, Grade 7
3rd Prize – Teacher: Kari Achatz, Queen of Heaven School, Grade 8
Honorable Mention – Teacher: Susan Zobrist, Meadow Elementary, Grade 6
Honorable Mention – Teacher: Kari Achatz, Queen of Heaven School, Grade 7

Grade 9–12
1st Prize – Teacher: Mark Kirsch, Southwestern High School, Grade 9
2nd Prize – Teacher: David Carlson, Frontier High School, Grades 10–12
3rd Prize – Teacher: Andrea Mancuso, Nichols School, Grades 10–12
Honorable Mention – Teacher: Amanda Besl, Nichols School, Grade 10
Honorable Mention – Teacher: Brandy Noody, Fredonia High School, Grades 11–12

Admission to this exhibition is free on M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY.

Exhibition Sponsors

The Art’scool program is presented by BlueCross Blue Shield of Western New York, with additional support provided by an anonymous donor, KeyBank, the Robert J. & Martha B. Fierle Foundation, and Karen and Richard Penfold.

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