High School Art Exhibit showcases unique and distinctive artwork of local high school students

Mount Mercy University will display work from local high school students as part of the High School Art Exhibit taking place through April 26. The 38th Annual High School Art Day will take place on, Friday, April 26, at 10:00 a.m. in McAuley Theatre. Muralist and children's author and illustrator Katie Yamasaki will  speak to high school students as part of the event. Yamasaki will serve as the speaker for a forum open to the public on Monday, April 29, from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall.

Janalyn Hanson White Gallery is open for viewing Mondays through Fridays from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Viewings outside of regular gallery hours may be arranged by checking out a key from the University Center's Information Desk.

The High School Art Exhibit provides an opportunity to display the unique and distinctive artwork of local talent in the community while allowing visitors to witness the results of art teachers' devotion to cultivating creativity in their students. The exhibit will feature the paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics, photography and digital imaging of over 100 students from area high schools.

For more information on this exhibit, contact Professor of Art Andrew Casto at acasto@mtmercy.edu or call 319-286-4437.

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