Chase Collegiate Upper School students, currently enrolled in Visual Arts Classes, had the opportunity to submit work to the CAEA (Connecticut Arts Educators Association) and the CT Regional Scholastic Art Awards. An affiliate of the National Scholastic Art Awards and The Alliance For Young Artists and Writers, this competition is the largest juried student art exhibition in the state with artwork submitted by 1,500 students from over 130 schools.

Silver Key winners: ● Connor McCormack (‘21), Middlebury – “Life in Fabric”, Photography ● Sophia Medeiros (‘19), Watertown – “Cow Teeth”, Drawing & Illustration Attending: Syracuse University, Illustration Their work is currently on display at Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford. Exhibition dates: Jan. 15 to Feb. 3, 2012. Gallery hours are daily 9 to 4 pm, weekends from noon to 5 pm. 860-768-4827 On Sunday, Jan. 29, at 2pm, Connor and Sophia will receive their awards of distinction as part of a recognition ceremony at Lincoln Theater, University of Hartford.

About Chase Collegiate School Chase Collegiate School is a co-educational Pre K through grade 12 day school located on a 47- acre campus in Waterbury, CT. Chase draws its students from over 40 Connecticut towns. For more information, call 203-236-9560 or visit our website at About CAEA For additional Information about the CT Regional Scholastic Art Awards and The Connecticut Art Education Association, please go to