Cherry Blossom by Liana LeKocevic
2019 Cat’N Around Catskill – Cat #46
Sponsored by: Heart of Catskill Association
Description: The cat “Cherry Blossom” is a tribute to the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival that takes place in South Korea every spring (the name is written in Korean on the tail).
About the Artist: Liana Lekocevic is a high school junior at the Doane Stuart School. She is an avid artist who has won Honorable Mention for the Northeast Region in the prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing competition, and her works have been featured online in “Teen Ink.” She sold a painting at a fall exhibition at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site in 2017, co-created an owl for Coxsackie’s “What a Hoot” Festival last year, and has exhibited works at the Athens Cultural Center and in student exhibitions in Albany and Rensselaer.