Youth Art Month gallery opens in East Providence

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Photos by Rich Dionne Myron Francis first grader Greyson Baldizar  points out his art work, an Asian dragon, on the wall of the community room at the Weaver Library during a reception for Youth Art Month on Thursday night.

Photos by Rich Dionne
Myron Francis first grader Greyson Baldizar points out his art work, an Asian dragon, on the wall of the community room at the Weaver Library during a reception for Youth Art Month on Thursday night.

EAST PROVIDENCE — The fifth annual Youth Art Month gallery of works done by students throughout the East Providence School System debuted Thursday night, March 6, at the Weaver Library Branch.

The show will remain open throughout the month of March. The gallery features the artistic expressions of some 50 students from Orlo Avenue, Silver Spring and Myron Francis elementary schools as well those from Martin Middle and East Providence High School. All grade levels are displayed in a variety of media such as painting, drawing, collage and sculpture.

The works were instructed and supervised by system art teachers, Amanda Rapoza at Martin, Michelle Colicci and Ashley Singleton for the elementary schools and Tricia Barry, Ali Robat, Amy Rudis, Jade Sisti and Jen Cahoon at EPHS.

Weaver Library is located at 41 Grove Ave. The exhibit can be viewed during its hours of operation, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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