A preview of the 2021 Art Show

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By Anna Siler

Claire Cady, Reporter

With the hybrid schedule now in effect, the art show is an opportunity for students, staff, and parents to come together for a shared appreciation, something that holds the community together. The art show is a long-standing tradition for Bishop Chatard, and is excitingly taking place tonight.

The event will start at 5 p.m. and go until 7 p.m. with a gallery of paintings, drawings, photographs and ceramic creations that will be on display for all to admire. 

These will be set up on walls in the main gym so that guests can walk around and look at student’s pieces. Each student has at least 5 pieces being displayed. Each piece is from throughout the year, and have been carefully and beautifully made. 

Senior Cade Weber has a passion for sports and the envíen, and several of his pieces are being displayed. Weber said, “It’s fun because I can be creative and take my work in any direction I want to. I also like drawing things I’m passionate about.” Featured work from the AP Art and Design students is going to have its own wall or table.

 All of the artwork is matted to look professional, art teacher Mrs. Lisa Johnson explains. Johnson’s favorite part about the night is “getting to see the look on the kids faces when they see how good their work looks,” said Mrs. Johnson.

After guests have seen all the art work, the music portion of the night will start. At 7 pm, the musicians will showcase all of their hard work led by music teacher, Mr. Mark Duray. Mr. Duray said, “The excitement in students enjoying the wholeness of their ensemble or class has been purely joy to witness. Even though we’re hybrid, the essence of that momentum is still evident and continues to hold us all together as a fine arts community.”