Battle Ground School District celebrates student art

The 60th District Art Show to be held May 13-17 at Captain Strong Primary School

BATTLE GROUND — Hundreds of creative works will be on display May 13-17 during Battle Ground Public Schools’ annual District Student Art Show. The event, in its 60th year, will be held at Captain Strong Primary School.

Hundreds of creative works will be on display May 13-17 during Battle Ground Public Schools' annual District Student Art Show. Image courtesy of Battle Ground School District
Hundreds of creative works will be on display May 13-17 during Battle Ground Public Schools’ annual District Student Art Show. Image courtesy of Battle Ground School District

The art show celebrates the work of student artists from every grade level. Pieces on display include 3D sculptures, ceramics, drawings, digital art, photography and paintings. The event was founded by the late Bob Peck, who taught art classes and shaped the art program at Battle Ground High School for more than 37 years before he retired.

A public reception for student artists will be held on Mon., May 13 at 4:30 p.m. at Captain Strong, in conjunction with a regular school board meeting at 6 p.m. At the meeting, board members will recognize the first place, grand prize and best of show student winners. Representatives of the Battle Ground Art Alliance will also present student awards. The school building will remain open until 8 p.m. that evening for the art show.

The public is invited to view the art free of charge at Captain Strong Primary School, 1002 NW 6th Ave., Battle Ground during the following dates and times:

  • Mon., May 13, 4:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Tues., May 14, 4 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Fri., May 17, 5 to 8 p.m.

Information provided by Battle Ground School District.

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