March 17, 2014

Dunbar Gallery, GSU Department of Visual and Performing Arts Art Exhibit

The Annual High School Art Exhibit

Grambling, LA – The Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Grambling State University is currently hosting the annual High School Art Exhibition from March7th until March 20th, 2014.  Included in the exhibition are art works by high school students from North Louisiana.

Schools represented are: Grambling High School, Gayle Clary, teacher; Haynesville High School, Becky Lowe, teacher; Haughton High School, Taryn Toms and Stacy Lombardino, teachers; Homer High School, Rhonda Porter, teacher; Ruston High School, Delanna Ashworth and Charlie Meeds, teachers; Minden High School, Jim Croad, teacher; Simsboro High School, Gaile Clary, teacher; Sterlington High School, Leah Rietzell, teacher; Winnfield High School, Carnesha Willis teacher; and Wossman High School, Mary Lou Rountree, teacher.

Gallery Director, Donna McGee says, “In today’s commercial society where value is often judged in terms of potential for financial gain, creative needs and artistic vision are sometimes seen as frivolous.  The need to express ourselves artistically has existed for over thirty thousand years, but when budgets are limited, art programs are often the first to suffer cuts. We congratulate all of these young artists and say thank you to their parents, teachers and schools for encouraging their creative pursuits.”

Awards will be presented at the reception to be held on Thursday, March 20th, from 4:30 to 6:00 P.M. in Dunbar Gallery located on Hutchinson Street, Grambling State University. The public is encouraged to attend.  Gallery hours are from 8-4:30 PM, M-TH and 8:30 – 12:00 Noon on Friday. Accommodations are available for large groups and special needs persons.  For more information please call Donna McGee at (318) 274-2274, or Tommie Sue Slaughter at (318) 274-3463,

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