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WCU exhibit of artwork by local students

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art studentsAn exhibit of artwork by local students in kindergarten through 12th grade will run Feb. 28 through March 21 in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University.

 

A public reception for the exhibit will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at the Arts Center. The winners of this year’s exhibit will be announced during the reception. WCU art education students and Bardo Arts Center staff members will serve as judges for the entries.

The annual exhibit at WCU is a celebration of Youth Art Month, a nationwide recognition of visual arts programs and the role they play in the nation’s public schools. The student artwork will include drawings, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, basketry, printmaking and book arts. 

Event sponsors include WCU’s School of Art and Design, College of Education and Allied Professions and Art Education Club, and the Jackson County Arts Council, Jack the Dipper, Claymates of Dillsboro and Dillsboro Chocolates.

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