Central High Fine Arts on display at The Creamery in April

Jenna Dobyns and other Central IB students will be on display at The Creamery in AprilThe Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) will host the tenth annual exhibition of senior student work from Central High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program at The Creamery Arts Center during the month of April. The show will open with a free, public reception on Friday, April 7 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm during First Friday Art Walk.                                                                                                                                                                          

The Creamery exhibition will showcase the students from Central High’s IB visual arts, film, music, and theatre departments. The reception will feature live performances throughout the night by the different performing arts departments and an art exhibit curated by and with the work of 14 visual art students. Artwork, including photography and paintings, will be on display until Friday, April 28. Viewing hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

The Creamery show is part of a multi-venue exhibition working in collaboration with Missouri State University’s Brick City Gallery. The two venues highlight the art work of k-12 students from Springfield Public Schools: Central, Pipkin, Field, Boyd, and Rountree, that participate in the International Baccalaureate Program. The theme for the third annual K-12 2017 show is “MERAKI (v.) the soul, love, or creativity put into something; the essence of yourself that is put into your work.”

The celebration will again honor students from all five IB schools within the Springfield Public School District. Artists ranging in grade levels from kindergarten to twelfth grade from Boyd, Field, Pipkin, Central, and Rountree will be collaboratively exhibited. Brick City Gallery will be opening to show work from schools Field, Boyd, Pipkin and Rountree from 5:00pm-8:00pm on Friday, April 7.