The City of Irvine is pleased to announce the opening of its annual High School Art Exhibition, presented this year as part of the Art at City Hall series. The exhibition will be on display Monday, March 14, through Friday, July 15. An opening reception will be held Wednesday, March 16, 5–7 p.m., at Irvine City Hall.
The High School Art Exhibition will feature paintings, drawings, photographs, graphic design, and mixed media works. The selection of art on view will reflect the ambitious imaginations and diversity of the creatives of tomorrow. This exhibition celebrates the unique perspectives and talents of budding artists from Irvine high schools, including Portola High School, Crean Lutheran High School, Irvine High School, Beckman High School, Northwood High School, University High School, and Woodbridge High School.
This year’s exhibition is guest juried by artist, writer, and arts educator Sydney Walters, who received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Biola University and her Master of Fine Arts degree from Claremont Graduate University. Walters’ selections for top awards and honorable mentions among the artworks selected for display will be announced during the opening reception.
Art at City Hall is an ongoing series of art exhibitions bringing artwork from local exhibiting artists to Irvine City Hall. Exhibitions focus on art with an Irvine perspective, featuring artists of all age groups with new exhibitions opening seasonally.
City Hall is open to the public 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Monday–Thursday and 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday. The High School Art Exhibition will also be available to view 10 a.m.–2 p.m. on select Saturdays: April 16, May 21, and June 18. The exhibit, parking, and opening reception are free and open to the public. For more information, visit cityofirvine.org/artatcityhall.