Bossier art show gives students chance to exhibit creativity

The show features art from students in 1st-12th grade.
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 5:00 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 24, 2023 at 7:04 AM CST
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BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Students are showcasing their creativity in the Bossier Parish Student Art Show!

The show features art from students in 1st-12th grade. The art council says some of the pieces took up to a month to create, using different mediums like painting, markers and crayons.

Art from the show can be seen and purchased until Jan. 28

Attendees will be able to purchase any pieces they like. Students chose their own sale price, ranging from $1 to $1,000. This gives them the chance to have their art seen by the public in a gallery-like setting.

“Well, I wasn’t thinking about it that much but when I heard that I placed, I was really excited and proud about it honestly,” said Bianca Capell, first place winner.

Bianca, who is a senior this year, says she plans to go wherever life takes her, whether it’s art full time or as a hobby.

Third-place winner Mikayla Crochet said this experience taught her to trust the process and keep going. “I was proud of myself. To be honest, I didn’t think I would place that high. It really built up my confidence in my art a lot.”

Art from the show can be seen and purchased until Jan. 28 at the Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd.