Published on June 21, 2021
Two Warwick High School art students were recently selected to have their ceramic pieces showcased in the American Museum of Ceramic Art's 2021 Annual High School Exhibition Program. Eva Gallagher, Emily Paynter were both selected to participate in this virtual show. Starting in 2014, AMOCA has hosted an annual juried exhibition showcasing the many talents of high school students studying the ceramic arts.
"I heard about the show because one of our alumni Kirstin Willders, was recently selected to be a resident artist at the AMOCA museum, which is a significant accomplishment, and while browsing through their website, I found their call for entries for the high show," stated Mr. Nate Nixdorf, ceramics teacher at Warwick High School. "I knew the work of some of my students could stand up to others nationwide, so we applied to the show, and Eva and Emily were both selected!" A
An opening reception was held via Zoom, even though the physical pieces didn't actually go to California, they were displayed virtually here.
Warwick School District is very excited to have students included in this show amongst other remarkable artists from across the country.