School News - Visual Arts & Technology

Published in the Fall 2022 issue of Inscape


Congratulations to our Senior AP Art & Design students who participated in the Senior Scholarship Exhibition! Erin Bania ‘22, Anne Brazel ‘22, Molly Dart ‘22, Laniah Dennis ‘22, Leilani Diaz ‘22, Claire Filipiak ‘22, Andrea Gaddy ‘22,  Hope Lukasik ‘22, Samantha Mendez ‘22, Alyssa Mil-ton ‘22, Emily Boyle ‘22, Abbey Poppish ‘22, and Nicole Wochnik ‘22 received over $3.9 MILLION in art scholarship offers!! We are mighty proud of these talented senior students and this amazing recognition for their work! 


Eleven of our talented young artists were announced as 2022 Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Award recipients! These Mighty Macs were recognized by the University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center for their original works and received 16 Midwest Scholastic Art Awards!

Matty Salgado ‘23 
Photography - Are you afraid of clowns? Gold Key

Meagan Callahan ‘23
Digital Art - “Cabinet Man” Honorable Mention
Digital Art - Crypt Honorable Mention
Digital Art - Perception Honorable Mention
Digital Art - The Workshop Silver Key

Olivia Villasenor ‘23
Digital Art - Light at the End of the Path Silver Key

Abbey Poppish ‘22
Drawing & Illustration - Beautiful Mess Honorable Mention

Andrea Gaddy ‘22
Digital Art - “Disco Tits” Honorable Mention

Anne Brazel ‘22
Digital Art -“The Animal Inside” Honorable Mention

Claire Filipiak ‘22  
Drawing & Illustration - “Quarantine” Silver Key

Hope Lukasik ‘22
Mixed Media -“Jackson” Silver Key

Leilani Diaz ‘22
Drawing & Illustration -“The Way Home” Silver Key
Painting -“Half of a Whole” Gold Key

Molly Dart ‘22
Mixed Media - “Vivid Stroll” Honorable Mention


So many talented artists here at McAuley! We had a great time enjoying art, food trucks, music and more at Artapalooza 2022! A mighty congrats to our Junior High Art Exhibit students, who had their artwork displayed as well!