Chenango Area Student Art Exhibition Opens March 4
Published: February 15th, 2022

Chenango Area Student Art exhibition opens March 4 The Chenango Area Student Art exhibition will be open to the public from March 4 to 31. The annual Chenango Student Art Show will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 4 with a reception and awards ceremony, and treats from The Cottage Bakery. (Submitted photo)

NORWICH — The Chenango Arts Council’s annual Chenango Student Art Show (CASA) will take place from March 4 to 31. After two years of being either cancelled or significantly altered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibit will once again open with a reception and awards ceremony on Friday, March 4, beginning at 5:30 pm, with delicious treats from The Cottage Bakery, operating out of Creative Works in Norwich.

Open to Chenango County high school students, the show award have First, Second and Honorable Mention places in categories of Drawing, Painting, 3D Sculpture, Photography, and Mixed Media. In addition, a special Best in Show citation will be awarded.

Also presented will be two scholarships for Chenango County seniors intending to pursue a degree in the arts. The Lucy Funke Scholarship awards $500 each to two graduating high school students, and the Chenango Music Scholarship gives $1,000 to one. Both applications require an essay, and interested students can learn more from their guidance counselors.

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“There are so many talented young artists throughout Chenango County,” said Executive Director Alecia ONeill. “We’re proud to be able to recognize their hard work and support their future success.”

The exhibit will be displayed in the Mariea Brown and Raymond Loft Galleries, located at the Chenango Arts Council at 27 West Main Street in Norwich, and the Arts Council’s social media. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment. Any questions can be directed to 607-336-2787 or

-From the Chenango Arts Council