Student art exhibit winners announced

MILFORD >> The winners of the Milford Arts Council’s annual student art exhibition have been announced.

The competition is open to all students from kindergarten through high school who live in the city or attend city schools.

The exhibition can be seen noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. S. until Jan. 5.

Milford Pediatric Group is the sponsor of the exhibit; $1,000 in cash awards are given.

After the exhibit ends, the winning work will hang on the walls of the Milford Pediatric Group for a month.

For more information, go to or call 203-878-6647, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.

• Kindergarten-Grade 2: 1st place, Sahithi Sai Alla, Mathewson, “Bird of Night”; 2nd place, Terese Ernrico, Calf Pen Meadow, “Flowers”; 3rd place, RJ D’Aureilo, J.F. Kennedy, “Giraffe”; 3rd place, Aiden Ramos, Meadowside, “Lion Mask.”

Honorable Mention: Alex Onze, Calf Pen Meadow, “The Haunted House”; Caitlyn Jacobsen, Meadowside, “Sunset Silhouette”; Abhinav Kurra, Mathewson, “Orange Parrot”; Krystyna Schuld, Orange Avenue, “The Sun Fairy”; Tyler Stankevich, Mathewson, “Sunflowers”; Sathvik Sai Alla, Mathewson, “Foxy and Funny Bunny”; Angelina D’Aurelio, J.F. Kennedy, “Flamingo”; Ahmed Ziad El Sayed, Mathewson, “Flowers”; Rainey Haramis, Mathewson, “Sunfowers”; Danielle Kotansky, Mathewson, “The Beautiful Flower”; Seiji Negishi, Meadowside, “Beach”; Kanta Negishi, Orchard Hills, “Paint.”

• Grades 3, 4, 5: 1st place, Jahnavi Bulusu, Live Oaks, “Boats on the Shore”; 2nd place, Kishal Shah, Mathewson, “Winter Wonderland”; 3rd place, Daniel Enrico, Calf Pen Meadow, “Chameleon”.

Honorable Mention: Sienna Mannino, Live Oaks, “Flower.”

• Middle School: 1st place, Kaylee Phung, East Shore Middle School, “Boy with Dragon”; 2d place, Rachna Vipparla, East Shore; “My Dream House”; 3rd place, Eden Paolucci, East Shore, “Spring Day Dream.”

Honorable Mention: Raphiel DeNigris, West Shore Middle School, “Today”; Molly Finnegan, West Shore, “Autumn Leaf”; Olivia Salai, Orange Avenue, “Girl with Dogs.”

• High School: 1st place, Lily Stiffler, Foran, “Sunset”; 2nd place, Paula Perez, Jonathan Law, “Wednesday Adams Falling Asleep”; 3rd place, Dominick Bucciti, Jonathan Law, “Church in Autumn.”

Honorable Mention: Theresa Rosato, Law, “House with Tree”; Zoe O’Neil, Law, “Woodland Path”; Karissa De Nigris, Law, “Fall Feelings”; Gina DiFederico, Law, “Beach Still Life”; Kelly Kuryla, Foran, “Sailing Sunset”; Daniella Berg, Law, “Peacock Feather”; Colleen Hugo, Law, “Newsprint Woman.”