By Lillian Lechner, ECS Art Teacher

Congratulations to our local winners Drew Flick, Mason Perks, Keelin Finn, Jordan O’Connell, Justin Imhoff, Adam Delity and Emily Ginnilli .Their work was chosen from over 250 entries to be exhibited in the K-5 Juried Exhibition at The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University.

This year’s theme of the show is titled “Under the Sea,” and the show will be on display through the month of December.

The opening for the exhibition was Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. followed by a reception in the atrium of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. The tree lighting ceremony of the university Christmas tree took place at 6 p.m. Each winner received two free tickets to Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol.”

The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is the home of St. Bonaventure University’s world-class collection, including art and historical artifacts that span from the beginning of Western civilization into the 21st Century. The collection totals over 3,000 works including paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, pottery, and porcelain. The QCA boasts 18,000 square feet of exhibition space highlighting the permanent art collection, touring exhibitions, an annual series of special exhibitions developed in partnership with national museums, and student and curriculum-related exhibitions, including this year’s K-5 Juried Exhibition.