The creativity of North Vancouver students is proudly on display at Capilano Mall through Thursday, May 25, 2017.
This annual show of work allows our community to celebrate the talent at all levels of our schools. From Kindergarten drawings to portfolio-worthy pieces of our graduating students, the art in the exhibition celebrates the breadth of learning that defines the vibrancy and energy of North Vancouver classrooms.
"The Capilano Mall show is a great chance for the public to see the range of work that our students create. And it's an opportunity for our young people to experience the pride of having their work on display. The parents, kids and the community love it," says Yolande Martinello, Director of Artists for Kids.
The annual exhibition is a result of the hard work of a collection of teachers. Val Batyi, Michelle Didier and Daylen Luchsinger along with AFK Program Assistant Bev Myrtle, put the show together. Val sends out a call for submissions to each school in the district. Every school in turn submits 10-15 of its best works for the show. The exhibition includes a range of drawings and paintings, collages, print and photography by students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. It's a great opportunity to see the work produced in our schools as well as the progression of skills as young people move through the grades.
The exhibition, entitled Art from 44 — referencing North Vancouver as School District 44 — is a vibrant display of the impact of continuing arts education and the power of providing our students with the skills to capture and express their visual voice.
The Art from 44 show will be at Capilano Mall through May 25. Drop by the mall and support visual arts education in our schools and creativity of our students.