February 14, 2024

Phillips’ Mill “Youth Art” Award Winners Announced

“BLOWING BUBBLES”: Annabelle Schu won the top award for Painting at the 11th annual “Youth Art Exhibition,” on view through Sunday, February 18 at Phillips’ Mill in New Hope, Pa.

Winners across five categories were announced at the 11th annual “Youth Art Exhibition” awards ceremony on January 27 at the historic Phillips’ Mill. Over 140 works of art from students attending 23 area high schools fill the walls of the mill through February 18.

Renowned Trenton-based artist Mel Leipzig served as this year’s awards juror. Zoya Gupta of West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South was awarded Best In Show for her painting ‍Dislocation

Also garnering top honors in their categories are Annabelle Schu of Council Rock High School South (Pa.) for Painting, Blowing Bubbles; Anagha Kannurpatti from Council Rock High School North (Pa.) for Works on Paper, Illumination; Jack Weber of Notre Dame High School for 3-Dimensional Works, Splitting River; Meghan Smith from Hunterdon Central Regional High School for Photography, Grey November; and Summer Layre from Central Bucks High School East (Pa) for Digital Art, Self-Portrait.

A full list of awards is posted on phillipsmill.org. Phillips’ Mill Community Association is located at 2619 River Road in New Hope, Pa.