High School Art Featured at the Hereford Branch Through March

March 01, 2019 | By Baltimore County Public Library

Painting of a child staring forward

Artwork from more than 50 Baltimore-area high school students is now on display at the Hereford Branch as part of the Optimist Club of Timonium's Young Artists Showcase. This annual exhibit of paintings, drawings and photographs by high school students in Baltimore City and Baltimore County will be on display through March.

Participating Schools

The 2019 Young Artists Showcase features art submitted by students from:

  • Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
  • Dulaney High School
  • Garrison Forest School
  • Hereford High School
  • Institute of Notre Dame
  • Jemicy School
  • Kenwood High School
  • Lansdowne High School
  • Maryvale Preparatory School
  • Notre Dame Preparatory School
  • Owings Mills High School
  • Parkville High School
  • Patapsco High School
  • Pikesville High School
  • Ridge Ruxton School
  • Roland Park Country School
  • Saint Paul’s School for Girls
  • Towson High School
  • Western High School

Closing Reception

The closing reception for artists, teachers, family and friends will be on Sunday, March 31, and will feature an hour to view the art while being serenaded by members of Mando for Kids, the youth program of the Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra, followed by an awards presentation emceed by Tom Rodgers, morning anchor at Fox45 TV.

Painting of a teen sitting on a blanket

Awards Presentation

Works will be judged by watercolorist James Medvitz, and painter and gallery owner Maxine Taylor. Awards will be presented for first, second and third place in each of three categories:

  • Painting-Mixed Media
  • Drawing-Graphic Design
  • Photography

Those who visit the exhibit throughout the month may cast a vote for the People’s Choice Award, which will also be announced.

Thank You

Many thanks to the following for their support of the show and reception:

  • Blick Art Materials
  • Plaza Artist Materials and Picture Framing
  • Service Photo Supply
  • Wegmans of Hunt Valley
  • Weis Market of Towson 

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