Middle, Upper School Students Honored at 2020 Beaux Arts Festival Student Artist Showcase

Gulliver students were recognized for their outstanding artwork at the 2020 Beaux Arts Festival.

Several Gulliver students have been selected to have their art displayed at the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami as part of the 2020 Beaux Arts Festival’s Student Artist Showcase.

On January 16, the students and their teachers were honored at an opening reception and awards ceremony where Ava Frati ’20 took first place, Olivia Bueno ’25 took second place, and two Gulliver students received Honorable Mention recognition. Three Middle School students were also finalists in the competition.

First Place

Ava Frati ’20 – “No Ice Please” – Digital Art

Second Place

Olivia Bueno ’25 – “Sketches are Due on Wednesday” – Mixed Media

Honorable Mention

Joey Elsbernd ’20 – “Hang in There” – Painting
Fiorella Polit ’20 – “John” – Graphics


Melissa Demir ’24
Idalia Basterra ’24
Maya Shah ’24

The Student Artist Showcase runs concurrently with the Beaux Arts Festival of Arts and is open to the public. The showcase features more than 350 art pieces selected from thousands of submissions by middle and high school-aged students from both public and private schools.