Tyler Museum of Art recognized almost 100 aspiring artists during the opening reception of its 14th Annual High School Art Exhibition.

The juried exhibition, which continues through May 6, features the work of students from 15 East Texas high schools, the most ever. When the event began as a showcase in 2005, it featured the work of 23 students from four area high schools.

Participating schools in this year's exhibition include All Saints Episcopal School, Bishop T.K. Gorman Regional Catholic School, Cumberland Academy, Grace Community School, John Tyler High School and Robert E. Lee High School, all of Tyler; The Brook Hill School, Brownsboro High School, Bullard High School, Chapel Hill High School, Elkhart High School, Frankston High School, Jacksonville High School, Whitehouse High School and Winona High School.

Support for the exhibition is provided by Collectors’ Circle-Platinum Sponsor The Rogers Foundation; and Collectors’ Circle-Gold Sponsors Martha and Randy Key, McElfatrick Charitable Foundation and Myrtis D. Smith.

City Editor

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