The Dover Public Library recently hosted its inaugural Artistic Excellence Young People's Scholarship Art Exhibit ceremony, in which artists were awarded scholarships, cash and their work was hung at the library.
The ceremony, held April 14, was presented by the Holly Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, Inc.
The Scholarship Art Exhibit is on display on the first floor of the library and will end July 7.
Young people whose work is on display in the exhibit are: Holly Fels, a junior at Caesar Rodney High School, placed first in acrylic with her piece "Carols." Leiko Low, a freshman at Delaware State University, placed first in creative writing with her piece "Melting Black." Robert Josefowski, a senior at Caesar Rodney, placed first in watercolor with his piece "Faster."
Elizabeth Bailey, a senior at Smyrna High School, placed first in soft pastels with her piece "Girl at the Window." Laura Federico, a junior at Smyrna High, placed first in mixed media with her piece "Dreamscape." Lauren Gaston, junior at Smyrna High, placed second in watercolor and ink with her piece "Apples and Rust." Sarah Koehler, a freshman at the Pratt Institute in New York City, placed first in colored pencil with her piece "Antigone."
Paige McNatt, a junior at Smyrna High, placed first in digital art with her piece "Self Portrait." Marius Sander, a sophomore at, Saint Thomas More Academy, placed first in music with the piece "Lalo Symphonic Espagrole Movement #1." Roland Smith, a senior at Smyrna High, placed first with his photo "Eggtastic." Alexa Smythe placed first in charcoal with "Reverse Entropy." Elizabeth Baily, a senior at Smyrna High, was recognized in digital art with her piece "Drifting in a Mad World."
The next Dover Public Library fine art exhibit is slated to be held at Epworth Methodist Church in Rehoboth Beach during July through August. In addition, the "Call for Entries" for the Holly Branch NLAPW fall show is set for August; dates and time will be announced.