Thursday, April 19, 2012

PRESS RELEASE: Annual Student Art Show at the Chaffee Art Center in Rutland

The Chaffee Art Center will open a new exhibit on Saturday April 28, 2012. The Annual Student Art Show will feature artworks from K-12 public schools and home school students in the Rutland Area. There will be an opening reception on Saturday April 28 from 1-4 PM at the Chaffee Art Center, the reception is free and open to the public. The opening reception will feature cookies donated by Woodstock Cookie Co., milk donated by Thomas Dairy, and Orange Drink donated by McDonalds on Woodstock Avenue. Other exhibit sponsors include the Rutland Veterinary Clinic and Surgical Center, and the Vermont Country Store.

On Saturday May 12, from 10 AM-3 PM the Chaffee is inviting students to stop in for Arts Exploration Day. Chaffee Art Teacher Kristen Partesi and volunteers will be assisting with various art projects throughout the Chaffee galleries based on famous artists. Arts Exploration Day is free, donations are always appreciated.

The Annual Student Art Show will run through May 19, 2012.

Image: artwork by Ella Lawkes, Wallingford Elementary School