Teen Arts Festival


A Showcase of the artistic talents of students from Burlington County Schools.

Fully Virtual!  May 17 - May 20, 2022

Instructional Photography Tips 

Presented by Eric Stoner and other Canon Professionals

The provided links provide students with tips and tricks to develop their photography abilities.

Learning to See Your Photography -https://youtu.be/Ad_OTYjJJlE

Canon Quick Tips: The Importance of Histograms - https://youtu.be/0xcblx-zCR4

Canon Quick Tips: How to Use ISO to Your Benefit - https://youtu.be/DvB3fUsVNgQ

Canon Quick Tips: Controlling Depth of Field - https://youtu.be/QgEuEaHyDUo

Canon Quick Tips: Motion With Shutter Speed - https://youtu.be/ein_-Fq6OjM

ERIC STONER has been a professional photographer for over 30 years and is currently a Technical Advisor for Canon USA, educating photographers all over the country from amateur all the way through professional. He received a Master of Photography Degree (Educational) and Photographic Craftsman Degree (Teaching) from The Professional Photographers of America (PPA). He has served as a past Board and President of the Delaware Valley Guild of Professional Photographers (GPPDV) and received honors in national photography competitions (Loan Collection PPA).

Drawing Techniques 

Presented by Leeannwyn Stoner


A workshop that provides students with classic drawing exercises and techniques used to develop sketch studies. 

LEEANNWYN STONER is a Syracuse University BFA Painting graduate who studied DRAW with sculptor Lawson Smith. She is a Hiram Gee Fellowship recipient. A working artist and Fine Art instructor, teaching and instilling the emphasis on drawing as the basis of all creative arts. 


Presented by Bernard Collins


Effective Use of the Voice 

Presented by Julie-Ann Green


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JULIE-ANN GREEN earned a BA degree as a double major in Vocal Performance and Music Education from Rowan University. Ms.Green has attained numerous honors including the Marian Anderson Award, and Mozarteum Academy Scholarship, and was a national winner in the Leontyne Price Vocal Arts Competition. She made her New York solo debut at Carnegie Hall in 1992. Other major venues include cathedrals in London, Paris, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Madrid, and the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City. Ms. Green is currently a Vocal Teacher at ChARTer~TECH High School for the Performing Arts in Somers Point, NJ.


Short Story Workshop

Presented by Dorothy Stanaitis


DOROTHY STANAITIS is the author of many stories and articles in both adult and juvenile publications. She has been an instructor of children’s literature at Rutgers University, where she now serves as a trustee. During her 25-year career as a children’s librarian, she hosted a weekly television program called, “It’s Storytime” and a weekly radio program about children’s books. In addition, she appears as a professional storyteller at many local venues, including schools, libraries, The Philadelphia Zoo, The Franklin Institute, Burlington County events, and Haddonfield First Night.

The Teen Arts Festival has promoted the importance of arts education in schools and encouraged creative young artists to celebrate their work in visual art, theater, film, music, poetry, digital media, and other mediums for nearly two decades in Burlington County. 

2022 will once again be a virtual festival with artwork on display online during the entire Festival.

The adjudicated categories for the 2022 festival are:

  • May 17 - 2D & 3D Art 
  • May 17- Photography
  • May 17 - Digital Media
  • May 18- Literature including Poetry, short stories, and creative writing
  • May 18 - Video
  • May 18 - Theatre
  • May 19 - Large and Small Instrumental Performances
  • May 20 - Large and Small Vocal Performances

Festival Highlights:

  • Student exhibits & performances.
  • In-depth critiques by professional artists focused on sharing achievements and learning.
  • Workshops led by teaching artists and professionals who have displayed mastery in their craft. 

Participation Deadlines:

Register your school by April 29

Discipline Entry Forms due by May 2:

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