Dragonfly to host Artists in Bloom student art show | SierraSun.com

Dragonfly to host Artists in Bloom student art show

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Dragonfly Restaurant will host the Arts for The Schoolsand#8217; 7th annual student art show slated for May 10. The art exhibit kicks off with an opening reception from 4-6 p.m. to view and buy the artistic masterpieces crafted by children throughout the region. Dragonfly is offering attendees 50 percent off signature dishes, appetizers and sushi for this night.

Dubbed and#8220;Artists in Bloom,and#8221; the show will feature more than 400 pieces of Tahoe Truckee childrenand#8217;s artwork. Art pieces were selected from a variety of elementary school classes, including artwork created in the Arts For the Schools Artist-in-Residence program.

and#8220;We are so grateful to have Dragonfly as our host for this yearand#8217;s event again,and#8221; said Raine Howe, Arts For the Schools executive director. and#8220;Billy is a tremendous supporter of Arts For the Schools and in addition to this annual event he has provided a section of his restaurant as a permanent rotating display for student artwork for sale to the public.and#8221;

This yearand#8217;s Truckee show features selected poetry and images of studentsand#8217; paintings on eggs created under the direction of Cathee St. Clair. The art pieces will be on sale and all proceeds benefit Arts For the Schools.

and#8220;This is a way for our children to give back to the community by sharing their creativity and spirit,and#8221; said chef and owner Billy McCullough. and#8220;We are happy to be hosting this worthy event.and#8221;

For more information about Arts For the Schools or for sponsorship opportunities visit http://www.artsfortheschools.org.

Dragonfly is located upstairs at 10118 Donner Pass Road, Downtown Truckee. For more information visit http://www.dragonflycuisine.com or like them on Facebook.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com

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