little BIG features selected work from ART 180's recent Really BIG Show, spotlighting spring programs at 12 sites throughout the Richmond area. These colorful, creative projects explore themes ranging from positive self-expression to identity to teamwork and include:
- Invented creations - St. Andrew's School
- Wearable sculptures - St. Joseph's Villa
- Batik pillows - Charterhouse School
- Life figure paintings - Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center
- Mixed media text paintings - Richmond Juvenile Detention Center
- Visual journals - The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club
- Mixed media - Northstar Academy
- Trickster tales - Redd Elementary School/Communities In Schools (CIS)
- Stop-motion animation - Binford Middle School/CIS
- Maps of change - Lucille Brown Middle School/CIS
- Celestial sculptures - Fairfield Middle School/CIS
- Pop art self-portraits - Wilder Middle School/CIS
The exhibition opens with a First Fridays reception June 3 from 6-9 p.m and remains up through June 24!
We Won an Award!
For the second year in a row, ART 180 is a finalist for the 2016 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awards. It's top honors from the President's office for arts education. And boy are we honored!.
More info here.
A little about us
ART 180 gives young people the chance to express themselves through art, and to share their stories with others. We create and provide art-related programs to young people living in challenging circumstances, encouraging personal and community change through self-expression... read more about our mission, motivation and staff.