Annual High School Exhibition Program

Since 2014, AMOCA has hosted an annual juried exhibition showcasing the remarkable talents of high school students studying the ceramic arts. Click the link below to learn more about the program and past exhibitions.

Virtual Exhibition Dates: May 1–August 31, 2021
Virtual Opening Reception: May 1, 2021 @ Noon (Pacific)

Pictured: Tristan Archer, Scholastics Dissolution, Pelham High School, NH.

2021 Annual High School Ceramics Exhibition

The 2021 juried exhibition features 100 students from 38 High Schools in 17 states – a vibrant sample of the next generation of ceramic talent in the United States.

This program generously funded provided, in part, through grants from the DEW Foundation.


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Juried Artists

Join us in congratulating the following student artists selected for the exhibition:

Apex Friendship Highschool, NC
Teacher: Caroline Harkins
Students: Alef Lopez, Colin Lunsford

Arcadia High School CA
Teacher: Jason Ganley
Students: Minhan Lin, Joshua Liu

Beaver Dam High School, WI
Teacher: Alex Olson
Student: Dayna Jones

Bellarmine College Preparatory, CA
Teacher: Jonathan Huang
Students: Benjamin Hafey, Ryan Kiachian, Jeremy Park

Bosque School, NM
Teacher: Sasha Custer
Student: Kat Nguyen

Chadwick School, CA
Teacher: Annie Webster
Students: Maddie Brady, Jamie Brennan, Catherine Davodi, Gabrielle Doty, Graham Galusha, Libby Garrett, Charlie Hill, Mia Jo, Tatum Severns, Annelie Zukerman

Chenango Valley Central School District, NY
Teacher: Andrew Fitzsimmons
Students: Olivia Bochenek, Emily Goodstal, Miranda Rogers, Mersedes Roy

Cretin-Derham Hall, MN
Teacher: Martha Thornton
Student: Ashton McQuillan

Dublin High School, CA
Teacher: Shannon Persley
Students: Nicole Altan, Edward Padnos, Ryan Peng

El Dorado High School, CA
Teacher: Jeffrey Picou
Students: Nicholas Blumberg, Heather Rocheford

El Toro High School, CA
Teacher: Michael Brail
Students: David Aguilar, Michaela A. Arsene, Zoe Carmack, Megan Dorame, Timothy Drewno, Seth Duffy, Alyssa Hargis, Ian Mead, Mariah Storm, Jessica Wright

Etiwanda High School, CA
Teacher: Laura Morrow
Students: David Cuaron, Max Solano

Flintridge Prep School, CA
Teacher: Biliana Popova
Students: Maylin Chen, Joey David, Madelyn Geeting, Enoc Hunte, Riya Koh, Dylan Mealey, Kylie Oh, Lucas Pierce, Conner Siou, Marshall Smith, Sasha Wintersteller, Georgia Yamamoto

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, CA
Teacher: Heather Kent
Student: Ella Venne

Franklin D. Roosevelt High School, NY
Teacher: Ashleigh Thomas
Student: Amelia Booth

Great Bridge High School, VA
Teacher: Stacey Grieff
Student: Eliza Olson

Gretchen Whitney High School, CA
Teacher: Daniel Heck
Student Kaitlyn Wang

Herbert Hoover High School, CA
Teacher: Gina Brownstein
Students: Kaliani Boden, Clarice Cha, Lily Eriksen, Faith Kim,
Anam Lala, Nayomie Pazmino

La Sierra High School, CA
Teacher: Tina Naif
Student: Maria Conchas Aguilar

Liberty High School, OR
Teacher: Richard Shearing
Students: Katelyn Argyle, Denisse Meza Santellano, Jasmine Pfafman, Naomi Soot

Long Beach High School, NY
Teacher: Ann Marie Pulice
Student: David Crespo

Marina High School, CA
Teacher: Jon Ginnaty
Student: Anthony Nguyen

Mercer Area High School, PA
Teacher: Stephanie Martin
Students: Michaela Johnson, Taylor Truran, Harrison Murray

Murrieta Valley High School, CA
Teacher: Donald Fitzgerald
Student: Alexandra Santana

Oak Hills High School, OH
Teacher: Bridget Dignan-Cummins
Students: Samantha Gerde, Riley Ludwig

Olympia High School, WA
Teacher: Katie Jahner
Students: Sarah Swanstrom, Fiona Whitaker

Pasadena Polytechnic, CA
Teacher: Jennifer Raftery
Student: James Gomez

Pelham High School, NH
Teacher: Taylor Kudalis
Student: Tristan Archer

Post Falls High School, ID
Teacher: Amber Poelstra
Students: Mya Gackstetter, Megan Webster

Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, KS
Teacher: Steph Kates
Student: Alayna Reinke

St. George’s School, BC Canada
Teacher: Markian Kyba
Student: Koby Chen

Taylor High School, OH
Teacher: Sue Diemer
Student: Grace Hartig

Trinity Preparatory School, FL
Teacher: Vadim Malkin
Students: Reese Buholtz, Joshua Kidd, Brandon Miner, Emily Wilhelm, Hannah Yared

Tustin High School, CA
Teacher: Ysabel Gray
Students: Kaiana Miner, Lupita Aranda

Viewpoint School, CA
Teacher: Nell Yates
Students: Blake Marvin, Luna Santiago

Walker High School, LA
Teacher: Andrew Pullman
Student: Madalynn Henry

Warwick High School, PA
Teacher: Nate Nixdorf
Students: Eva Gallagher, Emily Paynter

West York Area High School, PA
Teacher: Kathryn Zuilkoski
Student: Matthias Burke

William Mason High School, OH
Teacher: Karan Witham-Walsh
Students: Leila Denbow, Maria Habra

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