1,500 Students Participate in RCSD Annual Student Arts Exhibition

On Monday, April 29, 2019, the Rochester City School District celebrated its annual student arts exhibition.  The District is home to more than 80 art educators who unveiled the talented work of their young artists.  This showcase represented student artists ranging from Kindergarten to 12th grade.  They have created 2 and 3D artwork to include drawings, paintings, ceramics, sculptures, photography, and digital art.  New this year, the District also announced the winners of its first-ever RCSD calendar competition.  Nearly 200 student pieces were submitted to vie for one of 12 spots featured in the 2019 – 2020 calendar.  The District worked in conjunction with 540WMain Communiversity, parent councils, and District staff to select the 12 students and their pieces of art.  Please join us in congratulating the following individuals: 

Kimani Green, 5th grade student at George Mather Forbes School No. 4

Sada Thein Mya, 11th grade student at Wilson Commencement AcademyBryce Hightower, 9th grade student at New Beginnings

Eliejha Montanez, 11th grade student at School of the ArtsMeylianelle Cruz, 11th grade student at School of the Arts

Eh Sa Paw, 6th grade student at Helen Barrett Montgomery School No. 50

Dianelys Bracero, 4th grade student at John James Audubon School No. 33

Bukhari Abdullah, 11th grade student at Rochester International Academy

Tyu Moo, 8th grade student at John Williams School No. 5

Tejon Logan, 12th grade student at East High School

Aisha Said, 8th grade student at Wilson Foundation Academy

Tabitha Hamilton, 8th grade student at Anna Murray-Douglass Academy School No. 12 

All of the students who submitted artwork for the calendar competition will have their artwork on display at City recreation centers and libraries later this year.  540WMain Communiversity will also host an art show on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m where this artwork will be on display. This will be an opportunity to recognize students, families, and teachers for their hard work and for their support of the arts.