High Schools

Contemporary Art Center celebrates student artists

Contemporary Art Center celebrates student artists

The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center's latest show features 131 works of art from 93 area high school students in a celebration of young talent and a glimpse at the next generation of artistic minds. The exhibit launched Tuesday with an awards ceremony and reception.

“It’s a really strong show,” said show manager Karen Schwartz. “These kids are amazing and the quality of the artwork is an inspiration.”

The annual show, in its 15th year, accepts submissions from six schools: Jamestown, Lafayette, Warhill and Bruton high schools, alongside Walsingham Academy and Providence Classical School.

The number of pieces chosen from each institution varies based on the size of...