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Eleven TA Students Featured in AVA Gallery 2021 High School Exhibition

Eleven students from Thetford Academy are featured in the Alliance for Visual Art Gallery’s (AVA) 13th Annual Best of the Upper Valley High School Exhibition. The show will run from Friday, January 22 through Friday, February 26, 2021.

This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the show has gone entirely virtual and winners will be chosen by the public. From the link below, viewers can visit the show and vote for their favorite art work in several categories. Karyn Neubauer, TA’s Visual Arts teacher, says “I’m very proud of our student artists and congratulate them for their hard work and perseverance during this unusual time.” Vote now at the link!


  1. Eloise Van Meter 
  2. Seraphyn Payne
  3. Sam Spelman
  4. Nattilie Sanso 
  5. Kodiak Shepard
  6. Caitlyn Clough
  7. Jack McCabe 
  8. Dan Wolstenholme
  9. Benjamin McIlvaine
  10. Benjamin Mattern
  11. Shannon O’Donnell 



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