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2017 NDB Student Art Show Winners


Shirin Steward: “Egalitarian” photography



1st place Crystal Yu: “When I Brush my Teeth”

2nd place Sophie Harris: “Fungi”

3rd place Kiana Afshar: “On the Inside”


2D (drawing, ink, pastel, printmaking, mixed media)

1st place Tammy Byrne: “Fire Fox”

2nd place Devin Johnston: “Mason Jar Still-Life”

3rd place Olivia Gonzales: “Caged Heart”



1st place Esther Li: “Solitude”

2nd place Roxana Khalili: “Ghost”

3rd place Samantha Ramos: “Sunday Morning”



1st place Dominique Sullivan: “Gettysburg”

2nd place Dominique Sullivan: “Kit Kat”

3rd place Alexis Messersmith: “Fly Away”


VIDEO (click link to view video)
1st place, Ashley Burnett: "Sitcom Opening Part 1"

2nd place, Katherine Oliveri: "Perception"

3rd place, Celisse Tan: "Brady Bunch Opening"


2016-17 Visual Arts Teachers at Notre Dame High School, Belmont:

Brian Garcia, TTV/Video; Martha Anne Kuntz, Photography and Sculpture; Margaret Lindsey, 2D Art, Dept. Chair.


Many thanks to our thoughtful, careful, and very impressed judges, who winnowed 250 really good entries down to the 65 pieces that our gallery could hold:


Visual Art Jurors:

Richard Schultz is an Art History teacher at NDHSB, and owns and runs an art gallery in Mexico.


Robert Read is a Bay Area photographer based in San Jose, California, specializing in portrait, dance, and fine art photography. He is currently an active member of the Richard Dischler Photo Workshop.


Allison Bruno is a counselor at NDHSB. She travels extensively and enjoys creating photography in her spare time. She is a former curator of the Netter Medical Art Collection at Novartis Pharmaceuticals.


Video Jurors:

Jason Levine ran the NDB TTV program from 2008 through 2011. He currently is the NDB Athletic Director. Mr. Levine also produced all five of NDB's Sober Prom films.


Mike Santos ran the NDB TTV program from 2013 through 2015. He currently teaches science and moderates for SITV at St. Ignatius Prep in San Francisco, and is an avid photographer, traveling widely to shoot pictures.


Our heartfelt thanks to the NDB administration and community, who support the arts as a necessary part of holistic education.


Special thanks to Maryann Osmond, our Head of School, for generously funding our awards.