April 24, 2013

“Old Dude”, a beautiful charcoal and pencil sketch done by Truitt Pacrish, a senior at Sterling High School is one of the fantastic entries in this year’s High Plains Student Art Expo.  The work of area students from junior and senior high schools throughout the high plains has been on display at the Peter L. Youngers Art Gallery in E.S. French Hall on the campus of Northeastern Junior College as part of the High Plains Student Art Expo taking place this month. This show runs through Thursday, April 25th, and a closing reception and accompanying award ceremony will be held on that date, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
The High Plains Student Art Expo showcases the remarkable artistic talents of area high school students from Sterling, Caliche, Fleming, and Merino as well as junior high students from Caliche and Merino. The exhibition hosts an array of media including acrylic, scratchboard, ceramics and sketch art. Awards will be given for top entries and a number of categories and the artists will be available to interact with the public.
The reception will be your last opportunity to see this particular show. The reception is open to the public. 
A new show will open on April 29th which will be the annual NJC Student Art Exhibition which is the last gallery show of the school year and showcases the work of college students from the past two semesters. It will run through May 13th.

“Old Dude”, a beautiful charcoal and pencil sketch done by Truitt Pacrish, a senior at Sterling High School is one of the fantastic entries in this year’s High Plains Student Art Expo.  You have a last chance to see this wonderful art done by area students at a reception in their honor this Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at NJC. (Courtesy Photo)