CHILDREN’S ART AT WESTHAVEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
The new show at Westhaven Center for the Arts, “Sunshine in the Rain,” presents drawings, paintings, and collages by students at Trinidad and Big Lagoon Schools. There will be an opening reception on Sunday, March 3, from 1 to 4.
“This biennial show of children’s art is always colorful and uplifting, especially after our recent cold weather,” says Exhibit Coordinator Ann Anderson. “We invite the community to come out on Sunday to enjoy the art. As always, there will be refreshments, punch and wine.”
Thao Le Khac, art instructor at Trinidad School, said students from Kindergarten-8th grade receive art instruction approximately one hour per week.“It is a wonderful opportunity for kids to learn hands-on art making techniques in a wide variety of art mediums along with a diverse multicultural art history awareness. Our Art program is made possible by TSEF (Trinidad School Education Foundation), the Trinidad School community and our hard working young artists.”
Westhaven Center for the Arts is located at 501 South Westhaven Drive. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from one to four. Visit our Facebook page, website “westhavencenter.org” or call 677-9493 for more information.
“A WORLD IN COLOR”
The new show at the Westhaven Center for the Arts, “A World in
Color,” presents the photographs of Nancy Rae Burrow and Alan Samuel.
An opening reception will be held on Sunday, January 13, from one to
Speaking of her art, Burrow says “My journey into the colorful world of creative photography has been a blessing. Each one of my photos are taken and shared on my Facebook page NANCY RAE DINA PHOTOGRAPHY with uplifting and positive messages. I do beautiful and fun photo shoots all over Humboldt County. Photography, creativity and meditation have been the best things to ever happen to me”.
Describing his works in this show, Samuel states “In 1995 I took a unique pilgrimage with a friend and teacher Lama Lodu Rimpoche to his homeland in West Sikkim, India and his home monastery, Rumtek. Five weeks of seeing the culture of the Tibetan Buddhist-many monasteries, many people, many places and hundreds of pictures- The people, places, the sounds and visual experience were unsurpassed.”
Westhaven Center for the Arts is located at 501 South Westhaven Drive in Trinidad. Gallery hours are Friday through Sunday from 1 to 4. The current show runs until Februarly 24. Information on events can be found online on Facebook at “Westhaven Center for the Arts” and the website westhavencenter.org or by calling 677-9493