“Art Class Confidential” Showcases Artwork by High School Seniors

A special exhibit of artwork by local high school seniors is on display in Piedmont Arts’ Foster Gallery.

Each fall, the exhibit Art Class Confidential showcases the work of students taking advanced art classes at area high schools. This year’s exhibit features work by 36 students from Martinsville, Bassett and Magna Vista high schools and Carlisle School.

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 a space for 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 
Art Class Confidential are:

Bassett High School
Caroline Cook, Lydia Lester, Caitlyn Barbour, Marcus Redd, Logan Ramsey, Devontay Ross, Atzel Garcia, Emily McVey, Victoria Janey, Caytlin Young

Carlisle School
Evan Dix, Linda Xue, Kevin Kernodle, Kaylee Brady, Preston Painter

Magna Vista High School
Aleisha Preston, Jose Dela Rosa, Star Davis, Lia Handy, Lynn Nguyen, Aleisia Mitchell, Porsha Moyer, Johnny Lawson, Aleisha Preston, Gage Handy, Anna Lewis,Kamara Nelson, Anderson Mendez Arroyo, Zaily Altizer, Logan George, Lexis Hampton, Skye Davis, Mayra Dela Rosa Cruz

Martinsville High School
Julian Vaughn, Daniel Ward, Jennifer Castro Santos

Art Class Confidential will be on display through September 29, 2018. 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.


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    Enjoy making sawdust,

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