Student show at art center

Published on Thu, Nov 29, 2001 by Jack Kintner

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Student show at art center

By Jack Kintner

The Blaine Art Center at 481 Peace Portal Drive is showing work from students in Brian Smith’s advance placement art class daily from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. through December 7th. The theme is the events of September 11. The day after they occurred, Smith asked his students to express their reaction to the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C.

“It wasn’t, of course, part of the regular lesson plan for the fall,” Smith said. “It’s still a big deal two months later, so these paintings became a way for the students to take their time and react thoughtfully. This is the result,” Smith said.

Gallery visitors will vote for their favorites, and on the final day the winner will receive a $25 savings bond.

Students showing work at the gallery include seniors Anna Dean, Jamie Fisher, Nathan Karuza, Laura Naegele, Matt Ross and Rob Sands; juniors Victoria Sweet, Robbie Birch and Linda Poole; sophomores Dustin Hartman,Lisa Kent, Shawn Lemay, Lauren Swartos, Jessica Teng; freshmen Dana Werdal and Lisa Wierzbicki.

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