Sara Eldridge, of Quilcene High School, won Best in Show for her Clay and Yarn piece, “Ellis Dee.”

Sara Eldridge, of Quilcene High School, won Best in Show for her Clay and Yarn piece, “Ellis Dee.”

Olympic Peninsula High School Art Exhibition names winners

PORT ANGELES — The Pirate Union Building Gallery of Art has announced the winners of its 2023 Olympic Peninsula High School Art Exhibition.

The juried exhibition includes 44 paintings, drawings, linocut prints, photographs, digital art, ceramics, metalwork and mixed media artwork created by Port Angeles, Crescent, Port Townsend and Quilcene high school students.

Sara Eldridge, of Quilcene High School, earned best of show for her clay and yarn piece “Ellis Dee.”

Other winners include:

• 2-D — First place, Claudia Wilcox and second place, Deakon Budnek.

• 3-D — First Place and second place: Kayden Faller.

Honorable mention to Kristian Escano, Jordan McTear, Eania Ziese, Eli Fox, Panya Cao, Pema Anuthea Hutter-Rennilson and Biaani Egeler.

The exhibit will be on display open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Friday, May 12, in the gallery on Peninsula College’s Port Angeles campus, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.

Images of the exhibition may also be viewed on the gallery’s Facebook page.

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