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Tuesday, June 19 News

NCHS artists show off their work at ‘Through Our Eyes VI’

NEW CANAAN — The New Canaan Public School district is celebrating the skills, creativity, and personal voice of its high school art students with “Through Our Eyes VI,” an all-media exhibition on view through March 24 at the Carriage Barn Arts Center in New Canaan.

“Through Our Eyes VI” features more than 150 works by about 100 New Canaan High School students.

The show includes photography, original paintings, drawings and jewelry, as well as video and installations. The selected works represent students in introductory level courses up to Advanced Placement art classes.

The exhibition includes several entries by students who have won awards at The Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards, Teen Visions Best in Show Awards from Sacred Heart University, Images 2018 at the Fairfield Museum and the Carriage Barn’s Annual Photo Competition.

“Through Our Eyes VI” is presented by the New Canaan Society for the Arts and sponsored by Bankwell, New Canaan Alarm, HTG Investment Advisors, Santella Electric, William Raveis Real Estate, and The Fritz Eager Foundation for Art Education.

NCHS’s visual arts faculty and the show’s curators are Kimanne Core, Jeanne McDonagh and Jennifer Sinski.

An opening reception will be held Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The opening reception is free and open to the public.

Performing at the opening will be music by the NCHS electric ensemble, Blue Orcas.

This will be the sixth year the Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park has hosted the New Canaan High School art exhibition.

Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, from 1 to 5 p.m. For information, call 203-972-1895 or visit carriagebarn.org.

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