Gualala Arts will hold an opening reception for its annual Young Creative Minds art exhibit featuring artwork produced throughout the year in local schools. This year’s coordinator is Sigrid Hillscan, Director of the Pacific Community Charter School.
The Mendocino/Sonoma “Arts in the Schools” exhibit represents over 600 students from Fort Ross, Kashia, Horicon, Arena, Point Arena High School, home study, Pacific Community Charter, and Manchester schools.
Our coastal schools work hard to provide art programs that enrich students with time each week to create art, whether with full-time art programs, volunteer programs, or through grant funding. Research shows that art and creativity help children succeed in core curriculum subjects. Continuing to have art programs in our local schools is a huge accomplishment especially considering budget cuts to such programming. The community’s attendance and support are appreciated.
Young artist showcases are often the best place to procure a masterpiece before the artist finds acclaim and prices skyrocket accordingly!