An exhibit of artwork by 61 area elementary school students will be on display in Piedmont Arts’ Foster Gallery through November 30, 2017.
The exhibit features work by students attending schools in Henry County, including Rich Acres Elementary, Carver Elementary and Sanville Elementary.
Education Coordinator Becki Williams Vasquez says exhibits in the Foster Gallery are an important part of the museum’s community programming. “The Foster Gallery is for the display of work by young artists,” she continued. “By showing student work at Piedmont Arts, we encourage young people to participate in the arts and give students’ friends and families the opportunity to experience the wealth of young talent we have in our area.”
Students with work on display in Piedmont Arts’ Foster Gallery are:
Rich Acres Elementary – Instructor Anthony Tomasson
Jabita Rueda Gorrochotegu, Tistan Smith, Aiden Amos, Cooper Shively, Sean Jenkins, Johnny Williams, Johnny Williams, Scarlett Conner, Makayla Kellam, Alana Mitchen, Kyra Ingalls, Jasmine Estes, Danielle Salinas, Brianna Averette, Cassidy Shelton, Samantha Thurman, Alexis Fain, Camdyn Hairston, Monica Hairston, Logan Williams, Caleb Rogers
Sanville Elementary – Instructor Joshua Kendall
Gwendolyn Pruitt, Kamaya Rumley, Michael Wooten, Evan Janey, Kaitlyn Hancock, Nova Moore, Alexiz Cooley, Serenity Arrington, Lauren Turner, Madison Cline, Kayden Moore, Bryant Keith, Alexandria Moore, Brandon Rumley, Jr., Lexice Estep, Brayden Deal, Jacob Doss, Amber Small, Emily Belcher
Charity League of Martinsville-Henry County and Piedmont Arts will host a reception for students who have work on display and their families on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 4 – 6 pm at Piedmont Arts. Admission is free and light refreshments will be provided.
For over 25 years, Piedmont Arts’ Foster Gallery has been generously curated by Charity League. Piedmont Arts and Charity League believe that fostering an early exposure to the arts is critical for a well-rounded educational experience.
Piedmont Arts is open Tuesday – Friday from 10 am – 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am – 3 pm. Admission to the museum is always free of charge.