Fighting Violence with Art; Art Against Violence 2016 Gallery Show

Gallery ShowMany thanks to all of the student artists who made the Art Against Violence 2016 Gallery Show a success!

The show featured nearly 50 works of art from local City School students across a range of mediums, including print, colored pencil, watercolor and a sculpture of found objects.

The following winners were announced:

Trinity K.
Peace and Justice 4 All
Renaissance Academy

Jenelda A.
Black Lives Matter!
Renaissance Academy

Bella S.
Nature or Nurture? From the Cradle to the Grave
Baltimore School for the Arts

Awards were presented by our panel of guest judges:

Dr. Carnell Cooper
Violence Intervention Program Founder

Dr. Jane Lipscomb
University of Maryland School of Nursing

Anisha Thomas
Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner, Baltimore City Health Department

Thanks again to all participants for bringing awareness to National Youth Violence Prevention Week.
Follow the conversation on social media: #nyvpweek16

Trinity

Jane Lipscomb and Jenelda

Bella

Gallery Show turnout

 

Lots of submissions!

Art Against Violence cake

Art Against Violence 2016 Gallery Show Now Accepting Submissions

Calling all Baltimore City School students!

The University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center’s Violence Prevention Program is now accepting submissions for the Art Against Violence 2016 Gallery Show.

Students may submit visual art of any medium through April 1st. The theme is Art Against Violence, but any artwork inspired by this theme is acceptable.

The Gallery Show coincides with National Youth Violence Prevention Week, which runs April 4-8th. This week has been celebrated since 2001, and aims to raise awareness of and help reduce youth violence in communities everywhere.

A panel of judges will attend and present special awards. Winners across other categories will be decided by popular vote.

The 2016 gallery show will be held April 6th from 4-8pm, with an award ceremony at 6:30pm.

Medical School Teaching Facility Atrium, 685 W. Baltimore St.

Members of the Violence Prevention Program are able to pick up artwork or give a brief presentation to interested students. Please contact Erin Walton at erinwalton@umm.edu or 410-328-6078 to schedule a pick-up or presentation.

Learn more about the show here: https://artagainstviolence2016.wordpress.com/

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