Eighteen Monroe-Woodbury artists participating in Human Rights exhibit

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  • "Assimulation through Alabaster" by John Uhelsky

  • "Stand for the Press" by Griffin Gagler

  • "Passport to Freedom" by Grace Rocks

  • "Heart" by Patricia Allen

CENTRAL VALLEY — Eighteen Monroe-Woodbury High School Portfolio Prep students are participating in "An Artist's Response to Human Rights" exhibition sponsored annually by the Orange County Human Rights Commission.

Art teacher Kathleen McGuckin-Van Gelder said the M-WHS artists reviewed and researched the 30 articles outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They each chose one of the thirty articles and created visual interpretations in a variety of media.

Their artwork will be displayed at Orange Hall Gallery on the Middletown campus of SUNY Orange Dec. 1 through 14.

The opening reception will be on Sunday, Dec. 3, from 1 to 3 p.m.

The following students will be exhibiting artwork in the exhibition:

Grade 12

• Patricia Allen

• Brookelyn Burgos

• Patience Caccavale

• Alicia Duddy

• Lauren Eberhardt

• Hushaun Edwards

• Francesca Eisenhut

• Griffin Gagler

• Pedro Gonzalez

• Skye Lewis

• Brandon Palatino

• Sarah Rajput

• Krista Reyes

• Grace Rocks

• John Uhelsky

• Shannon Witherby

Grade 11

• Jon Koll

• Mackenzie Nonnon

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