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Essence of the North

April 18, 2015

Northern pARTners art Exhibit

IMG_2792The art teachers from Aroostook county held their annual art exhibit at the Aroostook mall with hundreds of community members attending the opening.

Aroostook county art teachers

Aroostook county art teachers

The mall graciously shares an empty store front each year and the space was packed.  Friends and families of the students were absorbed in gazing at the awesome art works created by students in grades PreK-12.

artworkPaintings, prints, drawings, and shadow box sculptures were some of the various media on display. Art teacher Beth Walker typed up a scavenger hunt that required the students to study the exhibits from each school looking for at least two detailed images in each district’s exhibit.

artwork2Aroostook County art teachers from Hodgedon, Mars Hill, Caribou/Limestone, Presque Isle/Mapleton, Connor, Washburn, Fortfairfield, St. Agatha, Ashland, and Van Buren collaborate to set up and take down the exhibit.

artwork1The Aroostook Centre Mall was very accommodating and excited about showcasing the county’s student art work.  Much thanks goes to the mall and mall manager, Patti Crooks for allowing us do this annual exhibit during Youth Art Month.

 

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