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Better late than never! The wonderful annual Abraham Lincoln School art exhibit it Altos de Chavon opened back at the end of May and has sadly already closed, but nevertheless here we bring you our photos of all the beautiful art created by the young talent of the local La Romana school.
On Friday May 29th, the students of the Abraham Lincoln School embellished the walls of The Gallery in Altos de Chavon with the opening of its annual art exhibit in which showed their parents and members of the Casa de Campo community all the artwork they created throughout the school year.
The work on display showed the progression of skills from Pre-Kindergarten up to Grade 12. It was indeed a visual feast employing a whole variety of techniques including painting, drawing, ceramics, mixed media, stamping, collage, among others.
Highlights of the exhibition included ceramic food plates and colourful still life weavings from the 6th grade, a ceramic wall by 7th and 8th grade, a large 8th grade mural painting, “star” portraits by the 9th grade, two beautiful large 3D paintings and very original cigar box art by the 10th grade students, charcoal observational drawings from 11th grade and impressive two tone self portraits by 12th grade.
The quality of work from the Primary School students was absolutely amazing: the Pre-kinder life size self portraits, the Kindergarten observational drawings of fruit baskets, the First Grade school landscapes in the style of Picasso’s blue period and their colourful clay street, the Second Grade beautiful lily pond and paintings in the style of Monet and the impressive eye-catching Little Red Riding Hood quilt, the Third Grade spectacular Egyptian masks and intricate papyrus tomb pictures, the Forth Grade batik Aztec designs and jungle paintings in the style of Rousseau and the Fifth Grade Native American clay pots and striking night scenes of the London blitz silhouetted against a sunset background.
The following photos were taken on Friday night the 29th of May at the opening cocktail of the annual Abraham Lincoln School art exhibit in Altos de Chavón:
The next art exhibit scheduled to open at The Gallery in Altos de Chavon is “Identity as a function of design” (El diseño como muestra de identidad) a collaboration with the the photographer/artist Tiziano de Stefano. The inauguration cocktail of this new exhibit will take place on Saturday August 22nd from 7:30pm, while the exhibit itself will be open at The Gallery until the 20th of September. Click here to find out more.
The Abraham Lincoln School, located within Central Romana, in the town of La Romana, is a private school for the children of employees of the Central Romana Corporation, but is also attended by other children who pay yearly tuition fees.