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March Youth Art Month awardees selected

March is Youth Art Month!

For more than 20 years, the Portland Museum of Art and the Maine Art Education Association (MAEA) have collaborated to bring National Youth Art Month (YAM) to Maine. This annual observance emphasizes the value of art education and encourages support for quality school art programs through a month-long exhibition of artwork by K-12 students throughout the state. The exhibition runs from March 1, 2019, through March 31, 2019 on the Lower Ground Floor of the PMA and the reception will be held on Saturday, March 2nd. Admission to the exhibition is free for the public.

The following TA Student Artists have been selected by their Art Teacher for their commitment and creativity in the visual arts:

Sophia Elliopulos, grade 10, "Aella in snow," Digital Photograph, Photography with Ms. Thomas

Abigail Fox, Grade 9, "Contour Tools," Graphite on Paper, VAI with with Ms. Altman

Grace Courtney, Grade 10, "The Monarch Series," Honors Drawing with Mrs. Merry