MARFA, TEXAS (PRWEB) May 01, 2013
Marfa Contemporary to showcase welding pieces by Marfa Junior and Senior High School students beginning May 20 through May 25 at 100 East San Antonio St., Marfa, TX 79843.
Marfa Contemporary is proud to present a week long exhibition of welding work from the students of Marfa Junior/Senior High School. The Marfa High Welding Exhibition has been created to showcase the talent of the students in the Marfa community. According to Gallery Administrator, Dr. Natalie Roncone, “It’s an inspiration and a treasure trove of talent to draw upon. For art students, it’s a marvelous opportunity to examine—up close—the work of their peers. And for the public, it’s a chance to appreciate the enormous range of creativity and ability in the local community’s student body.”
The works will be available for sale and 100% of the proceeds go to the student artists. The exhibit will also feature a catalog showcasing the individual achievements.
The opening reception will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, May 20 and is free and open to the public.
About Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Oklahoma Contemporary, formerly City Arts Center, is a regional 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that encourages artistic expression in all its forms through education and exhibitions. Founded in 1989 by businessman and philanthropist Christian Keesee and Kirkpatrick Foundation Director Marilyn Myers, Oklahoma Contemporary offers contemporary arts exhibitions throughout the year, free to the public, as well as youth art camps, adult art classes and workshops, lectures and independent film screenings.
For more information, please call 405.951.0000 or visit http://www.oklahomacontemporary.org
About Marfa Contemporary
Marfa Contemporary is the first regional extension of Oklahoma Contemporary. http://www.marfacontemporary.org
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