Young artists emerge in Montpelier show

Young artists emerge in Montpelier show

More than 200 excited art enthusiasts swarmed the opening reception of the seventh Artists on the Rise exhibit March 9 at the Montpelier Arts Center, where nearly 60 impressive artworks by teen artists (ages 13-18) attending public, private or home school in the D.C. metro area were unveiled.

The exhibit is designed to honor National Youth Art Month, a celebration of visual art education administered by The Council for Art Education. The Montpelier Arts Center sponsors the show and awards first-, second- and third-place prizes for the best artwork submitted to an open call by the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Names of the prize winners and...