The Waupaca Area Public Library’s annual Youth Art Month exhibit opened on Feb. 24 and is on display through April 5.
The exhibit celebrates the artwork of Waupaca’s elementary, middle and high school students.
Art teachers at each school chose artwork to be displayed. It was judged, with awards presented for the top artwork.
At the elementary level, the top award winners were Evan Vaugh, Aaron Wolf and Charlie Plata.
Lindsay Montgomery, Daylin Breitzman, Landon Plata and Fina Friedel received honorable mentions.
The top award winners at the middle school level were Amanda Brehmer, Austin Marlega and Tobias Webber.
Receiving honorable mentions were Mya Snyder, Hannah Jensen and Niahm Sexton.
At the high school level, the top award winners were Ryan Esch, Drew Vinz and Amanda Durfee.
Sydney DeWalt, Alfonso Tovar and Joe Belcher received honorable mentions.
Youth Art Month is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art and art education for all children and to encourage public support for quality school art programs across the country.
The Waupaca Area Public Library’s Youth Art Month exhibit is on display during normal library hours, in the lower-level exhibit room.