15th Annual Junior High + High School Art Exhibition Selected by their Art Teachers
Exhibition: April 5-26, 2019
Reception: Friday, April 5, 5-7 pm
An exhibition of exceptional junior high and high school student artwork selected by their art teachers. Fresh twists on traditional assignments as well as explorations in digital media offer visitors a rare chance to see visual literacy and expression in fine art and digital art curriculum in Chico schools.
Come see creative minds at work. For months, students across Chico develop their paintings, drawings, illustrations, photography, ceramics,
mixed media and sculptures. Then, art instructor's top choices are framed and prepared for exhibition. This show offers very young artists the opportunity to exhibit in an art gallery and art patrons first chance to collect charming an affordable objects.
Over 150 works of art will be exhibited by Pleasant Valley, Chico and Fair View High, Inspire School for the Arts, Marsh, Bidwell and Chico Junior High and Blue Oak Junior High.
Students, teachers, parents and friends gather at the opening reception to enjoy artwork, cast their votes for People’s Choice Award and see who the Juror chooses for cash prizes.
This year's juror is Jennifer Spangler, Program Coordinator Arts Enrichment for Butte County Office of Education. Prior to this Spangler served as the Butte County Local Coordinator for the California Alliance for Arts Education. Spangler is also a lecturer at California State University, Chico and Butte Community College where she has taught Art History, Art Appreciation, and Arts Education.
This exhibition and cash prizes are sponsored by Graham Hutton of Made in Chico.