UNIFIED ARTISTS EXHIBIT WORK AT LOB
Approximately 30 pieces of artwork from Unified artists across Connecticut are on display at the Legislative Office Building this month. Students from fourteen middle and high schools around the state are taking part in the month-long exhibit.
Unified Art is designed to provide collaborative opportunities in the visual arts for school-aged children with and without intellectual disabilities. Participating students will be paired in two-person teams to create artwork which will be showcased in community settings. Mediums include but are not limited to drawing, painting, printmaking, fibers, ceramics, sculpture, photography, graphic design and digital media. The experience of engaging in
Unified Art sessions will allow participants to develop artistically as well as socially.
The exhibit will run through October 31st. The following schools have students exhibiting work:
1. Bethel Middle School
2. Cheshire High School
3. Farmington/Avon High School
4. Hall High School, West Hartford
5. Guilford High School
6. Jonathan Law High School, Milford
7. Mystic Middle School
8. Norwich Free Academy
9. Rocky Hill High School
10. Trumbull High School
11. Stonington High School
12. Weston High School
13. Wethersfield High School
14. Wilton High School
Other schools participating in Unified Art program include Hillcrest Middle School, Pomperaug High School, Bunnell High School, Stratford High School, Southington High School, and Haddam-Killingworth Middle School.