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Student Art Exhibitions at the Brush Gallery

posted Apr 8, 2016, 7:55 AM by Erik Arnold

Announcement from the IACS Arts Department:

Innovation Academy Charter School is proud to present two student exhibitions featuring recent works by high school juniors and seniors.

Senior Series includes work by seniors: Vivian Cook, Emily Gibbs, Cassidy McAuliffe, Victoria Miller, Luke Sheehan, and Kayleigh Sorrentino.  The senior series is a thesis body of work developed by seniors in an Advanced Art Practices class over the course of their senior year.  Students are tasked with developing a series of at least five works of art that are in some way related.  Each student labored months on their respective series, developing numerous drafts, studies, notes, revisions, and concepts to get to the polished work they present in this exhibit.  Each student’s series represents their creative vision, developing skills, and unique artistic voices.

Junior Portfolio is a showcase of high school junior portfolios made by Hannah Abramo, Edith Collins, Chelsea Costa, Allison Digesse, Amber Hayes, Katharine Keenan, Jessica Newcomb, Caitlin Pichette, and Phoebe Shawstudents. Each student is pursuing advanced classes and developing portfolios of their work which may be used to apply to art school. The students, This exhibition includes artworks made in a variety of different classes and contexts in a variety of mediums, materials, and assignments.  Each student is presenting a few of their strongest pieces which display their skills, thought process, and creativity.

Both of these exhibitions will be held at Brush Gallery, a commercial art gallery in Lowell. Senior Luke Sheehan, who has been interning at the gallery this year, is co-curating the exhibitions, and the reception will include music from students in IACS music classes. 

If you'd like to see the shows, it will be up at Brush gallery from April 28th - May 1st, with a reception on Saturday, April 305 to 7 PM.