WACA to host Art Night celebration
Following a banner year for student artists enrolled in the Woodburn Arts & Communications Academy, the public is invited to the school's annual art night on May 15 to take in the works on display from the past school year.
Included in the display will be more than 230 award-winning art pieces that were honored in February by the Oregon Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a regional program that seeks to recognize the best artistic thought and work among young Oregon students.
This year, 65 WACA students received recognition from the art awards, including 35 Gold Keys — the highest honor awarded by the institution — as well as 72 Silver Keys and the rest being Honorable Mentions.
Gold Key winners went on to be judged in New York at the national level by professional artists.
The WACA Art Night will be held at the Woodburn High School small commons from 5 to 8 p.m., which will include artwork both for show and sale. At 7:30, the public is invited to the lectorium to watch the Talent Show.
Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
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