NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Pelham Art Center is proud to continue its annual exhibition featuring exceptional student art with the High School Art Salon, on view April 6-21, 2017 with an opening reception on Thursday, April 6, 6:00-7:30pm, free and open to the public. The exhibition will highlight artwork by students in advanced art classes from seven local high schools: Dobbs Ferry, Fordham Preparatory, Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Pelham Memorial, and Scarsdale. Advanced art classes, including Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses, are designed for upper level high school students interested in pursuing art with added intensity. Many of the talented students are preparing art portfolios as part of their college applications. This exhibition offers the public a chance to see the innovative works of these young artists as well as giving the artists the experience of a gallery exhibition.
Featuring work in a range of media, this exhibition captures the unique energy and vision of a new generation of artists. For many, this will be their first exhibition experience and the Pelham Art Center is delighted to offer a learning and career-building opportunity for these talented students.