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Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove hosted its National Fine Arts Exhibit Thursday, January 21, 2016. The Exhibit attracted more than 300 visitors to the Garden Grove Courtyard Center, which showcased over 200 Club Kids’ artwork. The National Fine Arts Program promotes creativity, artistic skills and cultural enrichment while encouraging Club members to tap into their inner artist.  “This is a great opportunity for members to experiment and learn about the fine arts,” says Program Development Director, Heather White. “They are able to express themselves and have their creative artwork displayed for peers and community to see.” 

 

Moonlit Sky by Quynh-Anh V.
Shadows by Tran L.
Reaper and Crows by Jonathan O.
The Pencil by Sydney Gonzalez

Boys & Girls Club Members Awarded for Excellence in Fine Art

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove hosted its National Fine Arts Exhibit Thursday, January 21, 2016. The Exhibit attracted more than 300 visitors to the Garden Grove Courtyard Center, which showcased over 200 Club Kids’ artwork. The National Fine Arts Program promotes creativity, artistic skills and cultural enrichment while encouraging Club members to tap into their inner artist.  “This is a great opportunity for members to experiment and learn about the fine arts,” says Program Development Director, Heather White. “They are able to express themselves and have their creative artwork displayed for peers and community to see.”

 
Club Kids created artwork in the following 10 categories for the exhibit: monochromatic drawing, multicolored drawing, pastel, watercolor, oil or acrylic, print making, mixed media, collage, sculpture, or a group project. 
 
Congratulations to the top four Best in Show
 
  • Quynh- Anh V., “Moonlit Sky”, Ages 10-12, Ralston Intermediate Unit
  • Tran L., “Shadows”, Ages 10-12, Brookhurst Elementary Unit
  • Jonathan O., “Reaper and Crows”, Ages 13-15, Irvine Intermendiate Unit
  • Sydney G., “The Pencil”, Ages 6-9, Main Branch
Local winners, the top four in Best in Show (listed above), will advance to regional competitions for a chance to place to the national competition this spring. National winners’ artwork will be featured by BGCA throughout the year, and the winners will receive educational opportunities to celebrate their success. To learn more about the National Fine Arts Contest and to view past national winners, visit the Fine Arts Gallery at arts.bgca.net.
 
Click here for the Facebook photo album from the Exhibit.
 
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