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Students shine a light on art

More than 100 pieces of student-created art were on display at OaK Ridge's April 24 open house art show. The show's poster was created by student Zach Peterson. Photo by Josh Prettyman
More than 100 pieces of student-created art were on display at OaK Ridge's April 24 open house art show. The show's poster was created by student Zach Peterson. Photo by Josh Prettyman
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By Morgan Lee

Oak Ridge High School artists displayed their work at an inaugural art show during open house last Thursday.

ORHS junior Morgan Lee and art teacher Mrs. Koch, the Art I and 3-D Design teacher at Oak Ridge High School planned the art show, which included more than 100 pieces of artwork and drew in just as many, if not more, visitors to the school’s multi-purpose room. All four walls were clothed in artwork of all mediums including acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphite, digital media and ceramics.

While enjoying the beautiful artwork, visitors also had the chance to enjoy a sweet treat and listen to live music performed by Oak Ridge students.

The art show adopted an open concept idea — lights spotlighting artwork and a welcoming atmosphere — and mimicked the famous and prestigious New York galleries.

“As a viewer, when I stood in the middle of the room and was surrounded by the ‘expressionism’ of the art, I was reminded of how powerfully art can speak,” said Linda B. Kissela, a generous contributor to the show.

Visitors also won art-related prizes in a raffle. the show was sponsored by Dr. Michael Guess of Guess Orthodontics, Betsy Jones of Utrecht Art Supplies, Linda B. Kissela of Fine Art and Drawing Watercolor Class and Patricia Seide of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

The underlying goals of the art show were to support the aspiring artists in the art community, promote art education and inspire others to reach their creative potential.

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