Sept. 10, 2012:
Halton District School Board high school visual art teachers are ready to apply the very skills they teach their students with the launch of the 4th Annual Front of the Class
Around two-dozen teachers will showcase their artwork during a three-week art show at Oakville Town Hall (1225 Trafalgar Rd) until October 4, 2012. It’s free to visitors to attend during Town Hall opening hours. More than 50 pieces will be in the show, displaying a wide variety of mediums, subject matter and styles.
Hosted by ArtWorks Oakville, an opening reception will take place tomorrow evening (Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m.), where people can meet with the teacher artists who are usually busy teaching students the skills of making art. Some of the works will be available for purchase.
ArtWorks is an incorporated, non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting and showcasing visual artists at several public spaces in Oakville.
White Oaks Secondary School teacher Christina Annis, co-organizer of Front of the Class, says the works are bound to inspire art viewers.
“Everyone knows teachers teach but not everyone knows that teachers also enjoy the discovery of learning,” she explains. “The show brings teachers together who have a love for the creative process together, which is invigorating and motivating. Front of the Class is a great opportunity to connect with others who are passionate about the arts and looking for ideas for the next project.”
For additional information, contact:
Teacher, White Oaks Secondary School
905-845-5200, ext. 569