Works by students from Northpark and Sage Elementary School are on display
ROCK SPRINGS — The first youth arts exhibit is hung and ready for students to bring family and friends to see their creations. More than 150 K-3 students from Northpark and Sage Elementary Schools are featured in this exhibit at the Community Center for Fine Arts through February 19.
Each year, displays of student art from Sweetwater County School District #1 mark the celebration of National Youth Art Month. This observation recognizes the importance of art and arts education in school curricula. Art, music, and performing arts activities can help students develop life skills, including self-expression, problem-solving, creativity, individuality, and the ability to see life. beauty of traditional art forms and the world around them.
Students worked in a variety of media, including watercolors, colored pencils, markers, collage, and pastels. Following state educational standards, students explore techniques, study important artists throughout history, and learn terms such as perspective, balance, shape, form, tint and value.
Annette Tanner is an art teacher at Sage Elementary and Jamie Morgan teaches art at Northpark Elementary.
Participating students from Northpark Elementary are:
Kindergarten: Briar Berg, Damon Chavez, Madelyn Cross, Brock Curtis, Brantlee Failor, Duke Furman, Ella Gifford, Jayse Gifford, Amberlee Gonzalez-Gomez, Norah Hartford, Evelynn Muller, Isaac Nunez, Jacquelyne Reyes, Carl Steven Stanton, Ava Torres
First year: Eliott Boling, Ethan Crawford, Allen Crofts, Lynzee Garner, Simon Gross, Bradley Hinton, Jalee Jayroe, Andreas Martinez, Taylor Riggs, Vincent Rosales, Kassidy Smith, Navie Tamllos, Maverick Wright
Second year : Bearett Berg, Nieko Chavez, Cameron Christensen, James Cleveland, Kolbee Curtis, Eleazar De La Fuente, Mavrick Failor, Renee Gomez, Madelyn Hall, Bracken Hillickson, Bradi Homer, Josie Jeppsen, Chevelle Macejack, Lyric Maciel, Madyson McKinney, RJ Moore, Estaban Pacheco, Lois Roberts, Liana Scott, Chevelle Story, Alexandra Weidner
Third year: Ezra Anderson, Jace Aullman, AJ Belnap, Bella Benitez-Moreno, Kymberlee Chavez, Carson Combs, Jaycee Corona, Finley Egbert, Bryson Fletcher, Kyleigh Frazier, Dax Harmon, Donald Johnson, Isaiah Knieper, Ivy-Joe Macy, Bryson Mortensen, Sadie Nichols, Charlee Pasek, Gael Pena, Sofia Saavedra, Shyann Somerville, Adrian Vazquez.
The Sage Elementary students presenting their works are:
Kindergarten: Easton Attebury, Aaron Backstrom, Brightyn Benedict, Melody Candelaria, LailahniCorley, Paisley Davis, Bostyn Jarvie, Drew McCarroll, Dallas O’Driscoll, Paige Radakovich, Penelope Ramirez, Oaklee Polaski, Maylee Schoenewald, Kellin Shaw, Brooklynn Timothy, Alaylah Torres, Jolena Townsend, Joshlynn Willey, Lee Wilmetti
First year: Avery Burciaga, Marko Bowers, Ailuk Campbell, Briggs Christiansen, Taven Crosby, Parker Elmore, Rose Freeman, Robert Gee, Everett Golden, Irving Gutierrez, Hazel Hibbs, Alexandria Pearl Huffman, Ada Jarvie, Maddyson Lovato, Easton Pastor, Gentry Richins, David Ross, Santiago Silva Flores, Seth Smock, Jane Sorensen, Sandra Virgilio-Martinez, Saylor Whitaker, Trace Williams, Mikaila Winward, Cooper Wright
Second year : Ryder Apel, Stella Backstrom, Braxton Burnham, Mila Candelaria, Ellie Childs, Gabryel Clark, Beckham Davis, Kaleb Faigl, Cari Gobbo, Deziray Gustafson, Owen Huseth, Dawson Muller, Antony Perez Cortez, Jerzee Pyer, Ruth Rodriguez, Emerson Serk, Jessa Sloan, Sanaya Smith
Third year: Shilorniah Aiono, Andrew Braden, Elliosh Cook, Ammyn Corbett, Crue Evans, Lincoln Foster, Sawyer Gardner, Madelyn Harris, Isaac Lemon, Addyson Lovato, Mason McCain, Averie O’Driscoll, Quincy Richins, Kierstynn Seavers, Alexander Silva, Jovanna Terrill, Teagan Tipton, Zailey Wilcock
The next schools to exhibit will be Walnut Elementary and Stagecoach Elementary from February 22 to March 5; followed by Desert View Elementary and Farson/Eden School March 8-19; Pilot Butte Elementary School from March 22 to April 2; and Eastside Elementary from April 5-16. The Rock Springs Junior High School Expo will run April 19-30 with a reception on April 20, followed by Rock Springs and Black Butte High Schools from May 4-21 with a reception on May 4.
Friends and family of students, as well as the public, are encouraged to visit CFAC to view the student exhibit as well as the permanent art collection owned by Sweetwater County School District No. 1. Masks are suggested and we practice social distancing.
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