Prince George Public Library hosts annual teen art exhibit
Five young artists win prizes after the fifth annual Teen Art Showcase this weekend.
The Prince George Public Library and the Community Arts Council hosted a reception on Saturday, April 2 to celebrate a record number of teen art submissions to the showcase which is now in its fifth year.
Over 70 people attended the reception and over 400 ballots were cast for the People’s Choice Award.
Conner Pryschlak won People’s Choice and Best of All for his play WonderLily Palmer won the most original award for her play FriendsTiana Dickinson won Best Use of Material for her play Chaotic shockand Shayla Swanson won Best Social Commentary for her article famous today.
“We are thrilled to not only have received the most submissions to date, with 33, but also to have had the most public engagement with over 400 votes cast for the People’s Choice Award,” said Jen. Rubadeau, communications manager at the Prince George Public Library. and responsible for the mission.
“Each submission received votes for the People’s Choice Award, which shows the incredible quality, caliber and variety of submissions. The teens who participated should be extremely proud of their work.
The goal of the partnership between the Prince George Public Library and the Community Arts Council is to encourage young and emerging artists to showcase their art, connect with their peers, and provide opportunities for learning and engagement. through workshops and events such as the Teen Art Showcase.