West Valley High School Student Art Exhibit
Local youth display artwork in professional gallery
Surprise, AZ (April 24, 2017) – Experience artwork from the next generation of artists at the Arts HQ Gallery. The West Valley Arts Council invites you to the opening reception of the West Valley High School Student Art Exhibit on Thursday, May 11th from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.
Pieces from West Valley High School Students have been selected for the exhibit, and include a wide range of styles and techniques. Students’ artwork is selected by their high school teacher, and the overall exhibit will be judged with ribbons and cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. This exhibition aims to be an annual event to promote arts education in the region and to highlight the students’ creativity and artistic talents. “The opportunity for the best of our local high school talent to exhibit their finest work in a professional gallery could be the start to a future career in the arts. We hope this show will motivate younger artists to apply in other shows throughout the Valley and expand their interest in showcasing their work,” said Bernadette Mills, Executive Director of the West Valley Arts Council.
The West Valley Arts HQ is located at 16126 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85379. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00am to 5:00pm, Friday from and 10:00am to 2:00pm. The West Valley High School Student Exhibit runs from May 4th through May 26th. There is no charge to visit the gallery.
This exhibit is sponsored by The City of Surprise, John F. Long Foundation, EPCOR, National Endowment for the Arts and Arizona Commission on the Arts.
For more information on the exhibit, Arts HQ or West Valley Arts Council please visit, www.westvalleyarts.org.
About West Valley Arts Council
The West Valley Arts Council enriches the West Valley by growing a vibrant and connected arts and cultural community. For information on West Valley Arts HQ, WVAC arts education programs, or on becoming a Roster Artist, Affiliate, Donor, or Sponsor, please visit www.westvalleyarts.org.
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