New Art Exhibit Features Middle School Students

Jan. 22, 2013 ~ Monochromatic color schemes, visual textures, and creative shading are a few of the techniques used by middle school art students in their current exhibit in the Education Center, 14160 Black Bob Rd., Olathe. The exhibit is open to the public during regular business hours (Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) through March 7. A reception for the artists will be held from 6:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Education Center lobby.

The next art display will begin March 13 and feature the works of high school students.

Butterflies artwork Sheza Faruqi of Prairie Trail Middle School used printmaking skills to create multiple colorful butterflies.
Dragon artwork Daniel Vinocur of California Trail Middle School used visual texturing to bring added dimension to this creature morphing from a human hand.
Sharpie artwork McKinley Jeanneret of Frontier Trail Middle School created a 3D piece by raising sections of her art created with a permanent marker.
Paper mache HOPE Skylar Batty of Mission Trail Middle School formed the word “Hope” from cardboard and tape, and covered it with paper mache. Photos by Marlene Colgan