Pictured, from left, are Gianna Silla, Reanna Whetstone and art teacher Mindy Buckey.
Nichols-Lawson Middle School student Reanna Whetstone’s piece that was chosen by the Montgomery School of Fine Arts exhibit.
Gianna Silla, a student at Nichols-Lawson Middle School, had this painting selected for the Civil Rights Exhibit at the Montgomery School of Fine Arts.
Six students from Nichols-Lawson Middle School and Sylacauga High School have been chosen to have their artwork displayed to accompany the Montgomery School of Fine Arts’ ARTWORKS Corridor exhibit of artist Winfred Rembert’s Civil Rights exhibit.
Rembert’s exhibit is a reflection of his experiences during the Civil Rights era and are hand tooled and stained paintings on leather.
The museum invites Alabama students to partake in the museum’s exhibits by producing art that is based on its main exhibits.
This year, there were 189 entries from 11 different schools and 59 pieces were selected to be part of the display.
Students from Sylacauga schools with work selected for the display include Gianna Silla Elizabeth Whetstone, Carlie Drummonds, Lexie Wright, Mikee McGee and Scotland Martin.
Their artwork will be on display until December.