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.

Sunflowers painted by First Grade students at Hillside Elementary are on display through September at Barnes and Noble.

Sunflowers painted by First Grade students at Hillside Elementary are on display through September at Barnes and Noble.

 

Artwork by 5th grade students at Hillside Elementary is on display at the Café at Barnes and Noble through the month of September as part of their gallery show.

Artwork by 5th grade students at Hillside Elementary is on display at the Café at Barnes and Noble through the month of September as part of their gallery show.