UNCP 43rd Annual Juried High School Art Exhibition

UNCP 43rd Annual Juried High School Art Exhibition Postcard

UNCP 43rd Annual Juried High School Art Exhibition

On View: February 29 - March 16, 2024

Closing Reception: Saturday, March 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. with the awards ceremony at 12:30 p.m.

Juror: Joseph Begnaud, UNC Pembroke Art Department Chair & Associate Professor, Painting


Congratulations to all the artists who participated, and to the following works which were given awards:

First Place:        Lisbeth Santos – Dark Bloom

Second Place:   Cesar Medina – Where I’m At

Third Place:       Genesis Garcia Aguilar Endless Memories


The A.D. Gallery invites you to celebrate the 43rd annual juried exhibition for regional high school students. This show is designed to offer a professionally organized gallery exhibition to artistically accomplished high school students. The exhibition celebrates and rewards student talent and recognizes art teachers for their encouragement and effective teaching skills.

Participating Schools and Students

Lumberton High School

Students: Shaila "Lucious" Davis, Genesis Garcia Aguilar, Jaylyn Hunt-Williamson, Hannah Jackson, Sumara Jackson, Angelina Jones, Lucy Adeyla Juarez-Lorenzo, Karen Ortiz Vasquez, and Alondra Pacheco

Instructors: Hope Locklear, Kerry Revels, and Tiffany Samuel

Pinecrest High School

Students: Norah Beamguard, Owen Bunker, Noah Farrell, Lucy Hanson, Hartley Parks, Alyson Stites, Lucy Thompson, and Kendall Williamson

Instructors: Ellen Duncan and Christine Wilson

Massey Hill Classical High School

Students: Hannah Adams, Victoria Brijnath, Adam Courter, Jayla Dumas, Mikayla Fonseca, Olivia Goldstein, Madeline Handforth, Nelah McLean, and Lacie Norton

Instructor: Tyrone Harris

Purnell Swett High School

Students: Kaniya McQueen and Lisbeth Santos

Instructor: Shantonia Bullard

St. Pauls High School

Students: Marcus Durden, James Jones, Damadia McNeil, Ruben Neri, Taylor Nicks, America Olivares, and Shaniyah Sykes

Instructor: Karena Kimble

Triton High School

Students: Natali Herrera Diaz, Ashley Lopez, Cesar Medina, Jose Sanchez, FeeBe Switzer, Madison Weatherford and Judith Zapien Munoz

Instructor: Dot Ross-Vaughn

Reception & Awards

We encourage you all to plan to visit the gallery prior to the closing reception. The reception and announcing of awards will be hosted in our gallery space on Saturday, March 16 from 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. The gallery will be open for viewing on that day at 10 a.m. until it closes at 4 p.m.