Art Museum "Early Visions" Participants Exhibit Photographs At Charlottesville
31, 2001-- Photographs
by Charlottesville High School student participants in the Bayly
Art Museum "Early Visions" program will be exhibited at the CHS
school's media center from Wednesday, May 30 to Friday, July 1.
The public is invited to view the photographs, by appointment only,
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To see the exhibition, contact
Jane Anne Young at the Bayly Art Museum, (804) 924-7458.
photographs, a project by the CHS 10th-grade students
who participated in the "Early Visions" program, were inspired by
the Bayly exhibition "Abelardo Morell and the Camera Eye." The students
studied the works of the Cuban-born photographer known for depicting
everyday objects and occurrences with magical and poetic qualities,
with U.Va. student mentors during the eight-week program. Decoding
Morell's visual language the students snapped their own view of
everyday objects and scenes, using disposable cameras.
learned to look at their world through a different eye and created
amazing photographs," said Jane Anne Young, Bayly Art Museum director
"Early Visions" program, designed to help challenged high school
students working at grade level find avenues to express themselves,
reinforces curriculum with emphasis on Standards of Learning, stresses
problem-solving and critical-thinking skills through art and visual
Photo Lab of Charlottesville donated the processing and printing.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298