“We are most fortunate to have an incredible student artists showcased in the Texas Youth Art Show,” RRISD Director of Fine Arts Lisa Roebuck said. “It’s exciting to see the artwork our RRISD students and other students from the state produce.”
Artwork from four Round Rock ISD students was selected for display at the Texas Youth Art Show, held Feb. 29 to March 5 at the Texas Capitol.
The artwork will be displayed in the lower rotunda of the Texas Capitol, then continue to be displayed at the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum from March 7 to April 4. The artwork was selected by jurors from the Texas Art Education Association.
“We are excited to have four of our student’s work highlighted in this prestigious exhibition as part of the 2016 celebration of Youth Art Month,” said Tim Lowke, assistant director of visual and performing arts. “Youth Art Month is a national celebration of the art youth create daily and in Round Rock ISD , it shows the depth and complexity of our visual arts education program as we work to become a world-class destination district for students and families. Visual arts in an integral part of a student’s overall educational experience.”
Grisham Middle School student Lea Maria Alvarado was selected for her piece entitled “Cuenros en mi Rostro” (Stories in my Face), advised by Grisham Art Teacher Kristin Goodman.
Artwork from two Walsh Middle School students was selected for the show. Walsh student Ana Castro-Gautier will display work titled “Taste the Rainbow,” advised by Walsh Art Teacher Sara Jones; and Walsh student Haley Driscoll will show her work, “A Part of Me,” advised by Walsh Art Teacher Stephanie Ludlow.
Forest Creek Elementary School student Arissa Pradhan was the sole elementary student who will display artwork. Her piece, “Me and the Magic Quilt,” advised by Forest Creek Art Teacher Pam Arnold.