Local artist earns scholarship to Art School in NYC


LOCK HAVEN — Local artist and graduating senior at Central Mountain High School, Avary Gunsallus, was recently accepted to Marymount Manhattan College located on the upper east side in New York City.

Avary, who uses the name Ava Gonz, is displaying some of her artwork at Avenue 209.

She has already sold several pieces across the United States and even has her own website: www.avagonzart.com.

She is planning to beautify the restrooms at the high school with her uplifting, original designs for her senior project; a project that will live on for many years past her graduation in June 2020.

Avary plans to major in studio art and photography at Marymount Manhattan College.

She received a scholarship from the college, and another from the art department for her high achievements both scholastically and artistically.


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