New exhibition, "High School Salon" at Pelham Arts Center

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New exhibition, "High School Salon" at Pelham Arts Center

March 23, 2016 - 12:21
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New exhibition, "High School Salon" at Pelham Arts Center

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PELHAM, NY -- Pelham Art Center is proud to continue its annual exhibition highlighting exceptional student art with the High School Art Salon, on view for two weeks, April 7-22, 2016 with an opening reception on Thursday, April 7, 6:30-8:00pm.  The exhibition will feature artwork by students in advanced art classes from seven local high schools: Bronxville, Dobbs Ferry, Fordham Preparatory, 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 exciting works of these young artists as well as giving the artists the experience of a gallery exhibition. The opening reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.

Featuring more than fifty works in a range of media, this exhibition captures the unique energy and vision of a new generation of artists. This will be their first exhibition for many participants, and the Pelham Art Center is delighted to offer a learning and career-building opportunity for these talented students.