Students Share Artwork with Community
Hillside Elementary students are sharing their artwork with the community. Student artwork is being showcased at the Barnes and Noble on University Avenue in West Des Moines. The first gallery show features fifth and first grade artwork. Fifth graders created abstract compositions inspired by the innovative work of the Italian futurist movement. First grade artists painted expressive sunflowers like the artist Vincent Van Gogh. Featured artwork will be displayed through the month of September in the stores cafe and children’s section. Hillside art teacher, Pamela Ballard said, “We are really excited for the opportunity to have such a wonderful public display! Congratulations to our artists for having their work selected.”
Students whose work is on display include fifth grade artists Teghan Bennett, Belinda Boafowah, Baillee Dawson. Talang DutTalang, Ian Gaunt, Lauren Jones, Norah Malfara ,Sophia Nelson, Madison Sandel, Olivia Stout, Jordyn Reed and Zayah Williams; and first grade artists Annabelle Gallagher, Gabriel Hart, Audrina Jones, Ellie Logsdon, Sammy Mendoza-Vasquez, Eden Miller, Sofie Molina, Hayden Pottorff, Ariana Salcido and Addison Schnieders.