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Wednesday April 12, 2017

An exhibit of artwork by 55 area elementary school students will be on display in Piedmont Arts’ Foster Gallery through April 29, 2017.  

The exhibit features work by students attending schools in Henry County, including Axton Elementary, Sanville Elementary and Stanleytown Elementary.

Director of Exhibitions Heidi Pinkston 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:

Axton Elementary –  Instructor Joshua Kendall

Cristian Espinoza, Jordan Moore, Crystal Santacruz-Sanchez, Tyler Sturm, Augustus Dillard, Tayemar, Gravely Hodge, Amaris Duenas-Salas, Brayden Wilson, Makayla Wilson, Andres Akins, Madelyn Ford, Caleb Anthony, Zaavan Wagner, Ricardo Tiznado-Santacruz

Sanville Elementary – Instructor Joshua Kendall

Brianna Taylor, Cheyenne Hodges, Brennan Harbour, Ashlynn Amos, Sarah Flippin, Payton Horsley, Haven Stoffel, Jayob Lee, Peyton Lewis, Talan Meadows, Olivia Clark, Emmalyn Meade, Steven Robinette, Jeremiah Nowlin, Jasmine White, Rebecka Marshall

Stanleytown Elementary – Instructor, Ann Woodall

Aslan Leyva, Brianna Doss, Izaak Flanagan, Austin Adkins, Arely Morales Coronilla, Chase Ward, Zuleima Vasquez-Zuniga, Majalene Manzano, Eliza Painter, Blake Williams, Ava Richardson, Hayden Robertson, Daniel Espinoza-Graves, Alexis Bailey, Jordan Gravely, Austin Spears, Lauryn Evans, Heaven Brown, Dulce Lopez-Luna, Breanna Cooper, Annie Laine,  Santiago Valadez-Dorado, Xavier Hamlin, Uriel Coronilla-Ortega, Corbin Rea

For over 25 years, Piedmont Arts' Foster Gallery has been generously curated by Charity League of Martinsville-Henry County. Piedmont Arts and Charity League believe that fostering an early exposure to the arts is critical for a well-rounded educational experience.

Museum hours are Tuesday – Friday from 10 am – 5 pm and Saturday from 10 am – 3 pm. Admission to Piedmont Arts is always free of charge.

Tags: Art, Henry County, Martinsville, Piedmont Arts