Paul & Teena Beutel
Craig’s Canvases, LLC
Col. J. Porter Adams, VFW Post 7463
Baird & Mary Jane Collins
CPRS Physical Therapy
Cramer Law Office
David M Myers Funeral Home Inc
Farmers Daughter Cafe
Hengst & Stirling Family Dental
Horn Hospital LLC
Hunters Valley Sportsmens Association
Liverpool Civic Club
In Memory of James Renner, Jan & Debra McDonald
Clyde & Barbara McGeary
Laura & Steve Messner
Millerstown Veterinary Associates P.C.
In Memory of James Renner, Barb Adams & Annette Mullen
Ranch House Restaurant
Shermans Creek Inn
Spiral Path Farm
The Bank of Landisburg
The Hall Foundation
The Podium Awards LLC
Carol Vracarich & Lara Vracarich
William H Saylor Newport VFW Post 34
11:00-3:30 Art Show & ACTIVITIES
Student art show, with more than 800 pieces of K-12 visual art and literature
Information tables for creative opportunities
Food concessions to benefit Perry County arts programming
Drop-In Art, our free monthly make-and-take craft program for kids of all ages
Artist in Residence with hands-on pottery demonstrations
12:00 -1:30 PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE of PCCA and Community Opportunities
Coffeehouse Open Mic presented by Tony Oliveri – Grey Kitner performing
Little Buffalo Festival Youth Opportunities presented by Tony Oliveri
Poetic Excellence Awards presented by Tony Oliveri – Brooke Mitchell performing
New Bloomfield Lions Community Theatre presented by Gloria McPherson
PerryLive! presented by Dave Kutz – MoeJoe performing
1:45 -2:30 or until finished LITERARY READINGS
Students will read their original poems, essays and short stories
3:00 AWARDS CEREMONY in Auditorium
All Perry County students in Kindergarten through 12th grade are encouraged to participate. Students must reside in the county or attend a public, private, or home school in the county. Works created at home are eligible. Entries may be submitted on behalf of students by both their teachers and parents.
Each entry requires a non-refundable $3 fee. If you are currently experiencing financial challenges, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to have your fee waived or indicate this on a printed registration form.
Senior, Newport High School
“Eye See You” multicolor drawing
PCCA Executive Director Jasmine Colbert, Lucy Lightner, and PA State Rep. Perry Stambaugh
Sophomore, Newport High School
“The Hive” stained glass door
People’s Choice Award is determined by attendees at Youth Art Day, who vote for their favorite piece of art.
Entries by the following students were selected for inclusion in an upcoming exhibit at PCCA’s Landis House, 67 N. Fourth Street, highlighting standout pieces from Youth Art Day.
Colton Albright, Sadie Appleberry, Lane Arnold, Lacie Boyer, Abigail Brightbill, Grace Buckley, Wyatt Caldwell, Jonah Caudle, Dylan Ciccocioppo, Vivian Cockley, Adrian Comp, Rowen Davis, Colte Degiglio, Peyton Dorwart, Madison Egresits, Danielle Failor, Emily Finton, Paige Gantt, Elisa Gilcrease, Julie Gisewhite, Cole Klinger, Madison Kurylo, Lucy Lightner, Sophia Meglio, Grace Miller, Emmaus Roberts, Dawson Seidel Kennedy, Connie Sheaffer, Rocky Shuler, Victoria Signor, Jordyn Turnbaugh, and Spencer Watts
Entries by the following students were selected for inclusion in an upcoming outdoor art exhibition that will travel to various community parks.
Shelby Bowen, Emma File, Madison Kurylo, Lucy Lightner, Aubrey Mitchell, and Grace Simpson
If you received a letter stating that your student’s Youth Art Day artwork was chosen for the Director’s Choice exhibition, please RSVP their participation below.
If you received a letter stating that your student’s Youth Art Day artwork was chosen for the Art Uplifts outdoor exhibition, please RSVP their participation below.
Perry County Council of the Arts Staff and Board of Directors are proud to present the 2021 Virtual Youth Art Day Showcase!
Youth Art Day is a county-wide youth art exhibition that showcases the creativity and talent of Perry County students, which is typically held at each Perry County school on a rotating basis. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Youth Art Day 2021 is being displayed virtually, as it was last year. We hope to see you in person at next year’s Youth Art Day!
Youth Art Day is generously sponsored by the following organizations, businesses and individuals:
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, abc27, Bank of Landisburg, Don Jacobs Insurance, Hall Foundation, Hempt Bros., Inc., Hengst Family Dental, Hunters Valley Sportsmens Association, Sheetz, Spiral Path Farm, Devin Albrand, Bob & Edna Baker, Paul & Teena Beutel, Baird & Mary Jane Collins, Marylou Dudley, Kelley & Dave Griswold, Frances Hershey, Arlis & Stanley Krammes, Darlene Kvaternik, Judy Landis, Clyde & Barbara McGeary, Tracy Meisinger-Troutman, Steve & Laura Messner, Gene & Kathy Odato, Ann & Richard Shull, Hannah Smith-Brubaker, Irene VanBuskirk, Tom & Carol Vracarich, Cecile Willet, Diane & Ross Witcoski, Pam & Michael Wolfersberger.
YOUR GENEROSITY AND SUPPORT HELP FOSTER CREATIVE EXPRESSION AND SELF ESTEEM IN OUR YOUTH.
2021 AWARD WINNERS
BEST IN SHOW
Little Red Octopus
by Cailey Glatz, 12th Grade, Greenwood High School
Cailey received the top visual art honor out of 412 entries, winning a $250 cash prize and the grand prize trophy to display at her school.
DIRECTOR’S CHOICE AWARDS
Each year, Perry County Council of the Arts hosts a special exhibition featuring young standout artists and their works from Youth Art Day. Director’s Choice artwork is featured below on our website and will be included in a special exhibition at PCCA Gallery and in our online webstore, where students will have the opportunity to sell their work.
ART UPLIFTS STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
The following student artwork was selected to be featured in PCCA’s 2021 “Art Uplifts” touring outdoor exhibition, with local art printed on durable yard signs for display along walking paths in regional community parks.
A Fresh Start
Oil & Acrylic
by Amiah Barner, 9th Grade, Greenwood High School
A Vibrant Bloom
by Cailey Glatz, 12th Grade, Greenwood High School
by Madelynn Smiley, 4th Grade, Susquenita Elementary School
Life’s Close-ups 2: Glitter
by Spencer Watts, 11th Grade, Greenwood High School
YOUTH ART DAY GREETING CARDS
2014 Youth Art Day Best in Show winner Emily Keniston curated and designed Youth Art Day 2021 greeting cards using outstanding student artwork from this year’s virtual showcase. The cards will be available for our members and for purchase at PCCA Gallery.