Compton High Senior Art Show 2012 open on Fridays
The Compton High School Senior Art Show 2012 will showcase 12th-graders’ paintings and illustrations each Friday in May from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the school’s Wes Hall Gallery, 601 S. Acacia Ave.
Refreshments provided by Wing Stop will be available for all attendees. Admission is free.
Famed Disney animator and instructor will host a workshop for Compton High’s art students at 1 p.m.
On May 11 Bryan Ortega and Alejandra Chavez’s latest masterpieces were on display.
The artistry of Luis Mota and Ricardo Villeda will open on May 18, with several pieces by Stephany Peralta, Luciano Duran and Daniel Felix sharing the spotlight.
Art teacher Cleveland Palmer said the weekly gallery is an opportunity to open the community’s eyes to the city’s burgeoning talent and the school’s art program. “One of our immediate goals is to take part in raising the bar of high achievement in the visual arts,” he said. “This event will afford our students an opportunity to display their unique talents, and it is aligned with the hope of being discovered by distinguished professionals of visual arts worldwide.”