The artwork of Portland Public Schools students will be among the creative work on display in April at the Second Annual Regional High School Art Show, hosted by Casco Bay Artisans, a local art gallery.
The opening reception will take place at the gallery, located at 68 Commercial St., the Maine Wharf, on Friday, April 7, during the city’s First Friday Art Walk. The event will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The show, which runs through April 13, was organized and curated by students for students. Fifteen regional high schools are participating in the show, including Portland High School and the Portland Arts and Technology High School (PATHS).
Two Portland High School students, Morgan Kierstead and Caitriona Moran, have been working as student interns at the gallery and have helped curate the show. The show is an opportunity for high school students to show and sell their artwork in an art gallery.
The other participating high schools are: Baxter Academy; Gorham High School; Thornton Academy; Learning Works (YBA); Waynflete High School, Lake Region High School; Maine Girls Academy; Westbrook High School; Cape Elizabeth High School; Falmouth High School; Windham High School; Brunswick High School; and Biddeford High School.
For more information, contact Jen Swarts, Casco Bay Artisans, at 207-536-1577.