Where art thou art? Art show allows students to display talents

March 8, 2012 • Frank Angel, Writer  
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As students begin to settle into their second semester and get into a routine, activities are abounding Garden City High School. An art show showcasing student artwork on February 25 was one of these activities. The gallery, which is located at the Garden City Arts building on Main Street , featured works from many of the students of GCHS’s art classes.

“I felt good when I found out my art would be featured in the show,” Esther Ravine said. “I have one piece featured in the show.”

Junior Fatima Hernandez, was also featured in the show.

“I had two of my pieces featured in the art show,” Hernandez said. “I was pretty proud of myself, when I found out I will have my art in the show. “

The gallery, which will run through April 7, features art that teachers entered into the show that was produced by students. A variety of medium, from paint to sculpture is some of the different pieces at the exhibit. Several students had work showcased in the gallery.

“I thought it was cool that I got to put my work in there. I feel like my hardwork shows in my photography and it was nice to have others see that,” junior Josh Harbour said.

Harbour was a student whose photography was featured but others were featured in a variety of ways.

“I was really excited [to be in the show]. This is a show were you get awards and such, so I was really happy to see my work got something,” junior Valeria Terrazas said.

The artwork showcased many of the students in the high school.

“Seeing all the creativity from the same place was cool. I’m really proud of all my art buddies,” Terrazas said.

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