Barrington students take second in street painting fest

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The Barrington High School Art Club participated in the Providence Rotary Club's Street Painting Festival at the skating rink in downtown Providence on Saturday,  Sept. 28, and finished second in the High School Category.

After much preliminary planning, on the big day, 10 students spent from noon until 6 p.m. creating their 8-foot-by-8-foot artwork on the cement floor of the skating rink.

"They worked beautifully together," wrote Diana Baxter, art educator at Barrington High School and the art club advisor. "It was a true team effort, and they were thrilled to be recognized for their efforts. They also got to meet Providence Mayor Angel Tavares!"

Barrington High School junior Ava Randall-Matzko designed the artwork for the street painting. BHS art club members selected her work for the festival.

The team won $100 with the second place finish.

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