Untitled pastel drawing on paper by Veronica Jones, a senior at Maranacook Community High School.
Higher Forms of Art – our 8th year celebrating area high school artists
NEW! this year Higher Forms of Art runs for three weeks and is being presented in partnership with the University of Maine at Augusta, in the spirit of connecting and celebrating art, artists and community.
WHERE: the Gannett Building gallery, 331 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330
WHEN: March 14-April 5, 2014
In celebration of Youth Art Month the Harlow Gallery / Kennebec Valley Art Association is presenting an exhibition of artwork by students from area high schools for the 8th consecutive year. New for 2014, Higher Forms of Art runs for three weeks and is being presented in partnership with the University of Maine at Augusta in the spirit of connecting and celebrating art, artists and community. Higher Forms of Art is on view in the 1st floor gallery space in UMA’s Gannett Building at 331 Water Street in downtown Augusta from March 14 to April 5, 2014.
Participating are Cony, Gardiner, Hall-Dale, Kents Hill, Maranancook, Monmouth and Richmond High Schools.
Higher Forms of Art gives emerging artists the opportunity to show their work in a professional space, and to get a taste of what goes into organizing a professional art exhibit. The students participate in hanging the exhibition and planning and organizing the opening night. Please join students and faculty at the opening reception on Friday, March 14 from 5 to 7 pm. All are welcome!
Kudos to our Curatorial Team:
Cony – Luke Duchart
Gardiner – Abigail Salib, & Mary Rodrique
Kents Hill – Katie Sprague
Maranacook – Rachel Stanley
Monmouth –Tiffany Pease
Richmond – Mia Hamel
and Aleana Chaplin, Paige Doore and Deborah Klein Fahy
Higher Forms of Art has been made possible by support from the University of Maine at Augusta, and by the generous support of our Season Sponsors: The Bank of Maine, Capitol Dental Care, Dead River Co., Great Gatherings, the City of Hallowell, Mr. Brooks Harlow, Jr., the Jennings Family, Kennebec Savings Bank and the Vallee Brothers.
A project of the Harlow Gallery / Kennebec Valley Art Association in partnership with UMA. Photos below taken by Robert Rainey on opening night, Friday, March 14, 2014. More at Danforth Gallery Flickr account: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjUF6k7Q