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Mendon and Sutherland High School Student Artwork Selected for RIT “Start Here” Art Exhibition

Congratulations to the Mendon and Sutherland High School students whose artwork was selected for Rochester Institute of Technology’s “Start Here” Art Exhibition, an annual show featuring student work selected by high school and middle school teachers in New York State!

A virtual gallery and award presentation is available at

Mendon High School:

  • Cassandra Fernandez

  • Thomas Spruill

  • Mina Stevens

  • Danielle Strauf

  • Ellie VanHouten

  • Amy Zhou

Sutherland High School:

  • Nicholas Holmquist

  • Jasper Owen

  • Kieran Palit-Lawton

  • Mary Peartree

  • Charlotte Raith

  • Amelia Samuelson

  • Nash Snyder

The following students received awards for their artwork:

  • Animation Award: Charlotte Raith

  • Bevier Gallery Award: Mary Peartree

  • Visual Storytelling Award: Thomas Spruill

Mary Peartree’s acrylic painting of a masked face is featured on the art exhibition flyer.