Harlow Gallery Presents 12th Annual ‘Young at Art’

“Young at Art,” the Harlow Gallery’s annual exhibition of children’s artwork, will be on view Feb. 28- March 21 at the 160 Water St. gallery in Hallowell.

Every year since 2003 the gallery has invited art teachers from elementary and middle schools from throughout the greater Augusta area to select their best student art to be featured in this community-wide celebration of young artists.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. Hours at the Harlow Gallery are noon-6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.

The public is invited to the opening reception set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. Light refreshments will be available available. Families with children especially encouraged to attend, but artists and their families and friends are requested to attend according to the following schedule to avoid overcrowding: 10 a.m.—noon, artists in kindergarten through 2nd grade; noon-2 p.m., artists in 3rd through 5th grade; 2-4 p.m., artists in 6th through 8th grades.

Participating schools, by town and listing art teachers are: Lincoln School, Augusta — Robin Brooks; Silvio Gilbert Elementary School, Augusta — Sarah Barnum; Farrington Elementary School, Augusta — Sarah Barnum; Cony Middle School, Augusta — Kelly Halle and Jason Morgan; Chelsea Elementary, Chelsea — Sandra L Dunn; Stepping Stones Montessori, Chelsea — Jennifer Cousins; Dresden Elementary School, Dresden — Kari McCarthy; Helen Thompson School, Gardiner — Kathi Susi; Laura E. Richards School, Gardiner — Maxine Marquis; Gardiner Regional Middle School, Gardiner — Stacy Anderson; Hall-Dale Middle School, Hallowell — Jen Paisley; Hall-Dale Elementary School, Hallowell — Kari McCarthy; Monmouth Upper Middle School, Monmouth — Mary Pennington; Mount Vernon Elementary School, Mt Vernon — Betsy McPhedran; Palermo Consolidated Schools, Palermo — Kathy Sparrow; Pittston Consolidated School, Pittston — Kathi Susi; Teresa Hamlin School, Randolph — Maxine Marquis; Readfield Elementary, Readfield — Betsy McPhedran; Richmond Middle School, Richmond — Jeffrey Orth; Marcia Buker Elementary School, Richmond — Tina Wood; Riverview Elementary School, South Gardiner — Maxine Marquis; Albert S. Hall School, Waterville — Hollie Hilton; Wayne Elementary School, Wayne — Betsy McPhedran; and Windsor Elementary School, Windsor — Genevieve Keller.

Young at Art is sponsored this year by Dead River Company and Kennebec Savings Bank, and has been made possible in part by Harlow Gallery 2015 Season Sponsors: The Bank of Maine, Capitol Dental Care, Dead River Company, the City of Hallowell, Kennebec Savings Bank and the Vallee Brothers.

For more information, call 622-3813 or visit www.harlowgallery.org.

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