Texas High School Art Student Work Selected for Youth Art Month Exhibit at State Capitol

Youth Art Month Exhibit
Chloe Alzaga, Texas High School Art Student

TEXARKANA, Texas – Chloe Alzaga, Texas High School freshman art student, has had her work selected to be part of the Texas Arts Education Association (TAEA) Youth Art Month Exhibit.  Alzaga’s art is one of 100 selected from across the state to be part of the display.

The 2020 exhibit will begin with a display in the Lower Rotunda of the Texas State Capitol Building from March 1-7 and continuing on March 8-28 in the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Alzaga’s art is a vivid mixed media self-portrait portraying the struggles of high school life and how overwhelming extracurricular activities can be with the added stress of school work.  “Being in multiple activities can bring on a lot of stress,” said Alzaga.  “Ideas can be muddled and confusing as they are complex in design.  The beauty within people is the complexity and our flaws, such as stress.”

Youth Art Month Exhibit
Chloe Alzaga – “Self Portrait”

Alzaga will be honored during the Youth Art Month Celebration & Reception in Austin on March 22.

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Currently featuring eleven campuses, along with a virtual school academy, TISD provides a quality education for pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Additionally, the District offers career & technology and special education opportunities for pre-school and school-age children and operates Tiger Learning Centers that provide childcare services for children ages three and up.

Youth Art Month is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art and art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs

The Texas Art Education mission is to promote quality visual arts education in Texas by promoting visual arts education as an integral part of the curriculum through professional development of knowledge and skills, representation of the art educators of Texas, service and leadership opportunities, and research and development of policies and decisions relative to practices and directions in visual arts education; to sustain and advance professional development; to encourage and promote the advancement of knowledge and skills.