Western Tech students' artwork on display in Towson March 1-16

Two students from Western School of Technology and Environmental Science are among the 87 students from 31 public, parochial and private schools in Baltimore city and county whose artwork will be on display in Towson for the annual Young Artists Showcase.

The exhibit of paintings, drawings and photographs is free and open to the public Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m., and by appointment (410-916-.6340).

It will run March 1–16 at the new, street-level Towson ARTS Collective Gallery 2, 40 W. Chesapeake Ave.  

Among the works is a mixed media entry by Akilah Conyers, a senior at Western Tech. Her art teacher at Western is Jesse Dortzbach.

Kayla Hall's drawing is also on display. The sophomore's art teacher at Western is Erika Clark.

The works are being judged by painter Guy Jones, art professor at Morgan State University, and photographer Ed Worteck, art professor at Goucher College.

The annual showcase is sponsored by the Optimist Club of Timonium and the Towson ARTS Collective to recognize and encourage talented high school artists.

For information, contact Joanne Paull, Timonium Optimist Art Chairman,  joanne@jpaull.com or 410-252-0694; Diane Margiotta, TAC Coordinator, 23artist@gmail.com or 410-916-6340.

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