PARTNERS IN ART EDUCATION: Nicole Eaton, a seventh grader at Park View Middle School, stands with Alicia Hawkins and Paul Carpentier, two of the art educators in Cranston Public Schools’ art program.
MULTIMEDIA AT WORK: Kaitlyn Howe, a seventh grader at Western Hills Middle School, poses near her art display. Her piece features oil pastel, acrylic paints, paper concepts, printmaking and collage techniques.
THE YOUNGEST ARTIST: Jonathan Cheshire is a kindergarten artist from Glen Hills Elementary School. This was his first ArtsFest and he was thrilled to have his work on display.
The Central Library recently showcased works of art from all over the city for Cranston Public Schools' ArtsFest 2012, an annual display of works of art from students in kindergarten through high school. The art show serves as a reminder of the importance of the art programs in the schools. (Herald photos by Jen Cowart)