The 13th annual Young at Art 2016 exhibition of children’s artwork will be on display at Harlow Gallery in Halllowell through March 19. In this exhibition area students from kindergarten through 8th grade have their work on display in the professional setting of the Harlow Gallery.
Each year the Gallery invites art teachers from elementary and middle schools from throughout the greater Augusta area to select their best student art to showcase in this wonderful celebration of talented young artists and of the importance of arts in education.
Due to the high volume of visitors for this show it is requested that participating artists and their families attend according to the following schedule. Families with more than one artist participating can choose to attend whichever time works best for them. Visitors not affiliated with a participating artist are welcome anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Participating schools by town and listing art teachers are Farrington Elementary School, Augusta – Sarah Barnum; Lincoln School, Augusta – Robin Brooks; Hussey Elementary School – Anna Tibbetts; Silvio Gilbert Elementary School, Augusta – Sarah BarnumChelsea Elementary, Chelsea – Sandra L Dunn; Hall-Dale Middle School, Farmingdale – Tess Hitchcock; Gardiner Regional Middle School, Gardiner – Stacy Anderson; Laura E. Richards School, Gardiner – Maxine Marquis; Riverview Elementary School, South Gardiner – Maxine Marquis; Helen Thompson School, West Gardiner, Kathi Susi; Hall-Dale Elementary School, Hallowell – Rosemary Ellis; Monmouth Elementary School – Christeen Mudgett.
Also, Monmouth Middle School – Kate Harris; Mount Vernon Elementary School, Mt Vernon – Betsy McPhedran; Palermo Consolidated Schools – Kathy Sparrow; Pittston Consolidated Schools – Kathi Susi; Teresa Hamlin School, Randolph – Maxine Marquis; Maranacook Middle School, Readfield- Hope Lord; Readfield Elementary, Readfield – Betsy McPhedran; Marcia Buker Elementary School, Richmond – Tina Wood; Richmond Middle School, Richmond – Jeffrey Orth; Albert S. Hall School, Waterville – Hollie Hilton; Wayne Elementary School – Betsy McPhedran; Whitefield Elementary School – Janna Civottolo; and Windsor Elementary School, Windsor – Genevieve Keller.
The Harlow Gallery, located at 160 Water Street in Hallowell, is a 501(c)3 membership-based nonprofit dedicated to connecting and celebrating art, artists and community since 1963. It takes a village to help us make Young at Art a reality! Thank you to all the participating art teachers for selecting and preparing the work!
Young at Art is sponsored this year by Capitol Dental Care, Dead River Company, Kennebec Savings Bank, McKee Billings Attorneys and Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe.
The 2016 exhibition season at the Harlow Gallery has been made possible by our season sponsors: Capitol Dental Care, Camden National Bank, the City of Hallowell, the Jennings Family, Kennebec Savings Bank, Rosemary Presnar, Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe, and by a generous grant from the Quimby Family Foundation. For more information, call 207-622-3813