Two students featured in prestigious art exhibit

The artwork of Sophia Burton and Hollymae Thompson

Selected for the 24th Annual High School Regional Juried Art Exhibition at the Albany Center Gallery

Untitled, Hollymae Thompson’s acrylic (size is 10.5″ x 8″)


purple branches with a colorful yellow, pink, blue, and orange sky behind it
Branch, Sophia Burton’s oil pastel (size 20 x 24″)

The Albany Center Gallery is showcasing more than 100 works of art from high school students throughout the Capital Region. The gallery, located at 488 Broadway, Suite 107, Albany, is open Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This exhibit is open through Saturday, April 22. 

people standing around an art gallery with artwork on the walls around them
Sophia Burton artwork hanging on the wall in between the spectators in this photo

Twenty eight school districts submitted 573 pieces overall. The jurors were Kim Tateo, Belinda Colón and Tony Iadicicco. Kim Tateo is a multi-disciplinary artist who delves into the intricacies of interconnection between the self, nature, and the cosmos. Belinda Colón is a Freelance Curator and Exhibitions Director at Spring Street Gallery. Tony Iadicicco is the Executive Director and has been with Albany Center Gallery for over a decade. The judges were impressed by the amazing works in a range of media produced by area students in their art classes. They ultimately selected 107 works of art.

students stands near her artwork and points up at it on the wall
Hollymae Thompson stands by her artwork at the Artists’ Reception on March 24