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Hindsight is 2020

The Hindsight is 2020 High School Student Art Exhibition features submissions created during the year 2020, illustrating a diverse portrait of what young people experienced during these challenging and unique times.

The exhibition features close to 200 entries from across Connecticut and New York, including painting, photography, digital art, drawings, sculpture, and more. View our online gallery below. 

Jurists for the exhibition include Paul Efstathiou, Director of Contemporary Art at Hollis Taggart Gallery; Amy Kaplan, a Westport-based artist and RTM member; and Tessa Moore, Vice President of MoCA Westport’s 2020-2021 Teen Council and a Staples High School junior.

The exhibition also includes a mural created by our Teen Council and the World’s Largest Abstract Painting (created by community members at our Family Event in October 2020). 

Please note: MoCA Westport members receive free unlimited admission. See our Visit page for Non-Member admission fees, paid upon arrival. 

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Exhibition Winners

First Place

Abigail Nima
“Melancolía”

Second Place

Gwendolyn Toll
“Walls of Liberty and Limitation”

Third Place

Moli Ma
“Bright Future”

Honorable Mention

Tyler Friedman
“Lighting The Way”
Catherine Xie
“Koi Banners”
Kara Mitchell
“Quintessence”
Gabriela Majewska
“White Roses”

Caelah Kennedy
“Unzipped”
Wilton High School, Wilton, Connecticut
11th Grade, 16 years old

Hannah Beebe
“Lighting The Way”
Miles Kennedy
“Ronnie”

Sami Siegel

“Sonder”

Molly O’Neill
“The Optimist”

SAVE THE DATE: An evening of art, music & giving on September 18! Tickets for our Annual Benefit, The Art of Jazz, on sale July 28.