Arts to Grow Student exhibition at Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery

Friday, April 1st from 5-7:30pm, Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery is organizing a special reception to highlight student artwork created last year at Arts to Grow’s program at Riverdale Neighborhood House.

A portion of all gallery sales from April 1 -16 will be donated to support Arts to Grow‘s program at Riverdale Neighborhood House.

During fall 2010, Arts to Grow teaching artist, Miguel Cossio led a mixed-media visual arts class for tweens in grades 6-8. Students learned how to use a variety of mediums including tissue paper for collage, wire and clay for sculpture, and water colors and acrylics for painting.

Examples of these mixed media artwork will be on exhibit from April 1 – 16th.

You can also view the Gallery’s current exhibit Orange! through May 16. It is a part of the community celebration of an energetic and dynamic color. 

Please join us for this special reception on Friday, April 1 at 5 p.m. See Arts to Grow Facebook page or check out Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery web site for more information. 

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About arts2grow

Arts to Grow (ATG) engages children in the artistic process by providing free, highly tailored and professionally taught arts education programs to youth in the New York metro area who have limited access to the arts. Arts to Grow collaborates closely with schools and community groups to match performing and visual arts programs and Teaching Artists with the specific needs of each group of children. ATG serves the community and society by helping children develop their full potential through the arts.

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