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Bowman High Celebrates 19th Artist and Poet Festival

bowman_art_1Students from Bowman High School in Santa Clarita celebrated their 19th annual Day of the Artist and Poet Festival with a day full of artwork, music, and spoken word performances on Friday, May 13.

The event is a tradition at Bowman High School that had its modest beginnings in the classroom of a poetry teacher, Mr. Richard Weekley in 1993 and has grown over 19 years to be a campus-wide celebration of the arts.

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Beginning with an “Art Walk” friends and family alike were able to enjoy an outdoor exhibition of student sculpture, painting and sketches.

“What a wonderful way to showcase the year’s culmination of classroom work.  It is especially gratifying to know the arts can and do make a difference in our students life,” Art Teacher Mary Gaskin said.

There were canvas portraits, watercolors, etchings, sculpture and assemblage.

An “Open Mic” poetry event was held on the South Lawn of Bowman High School featuring multiple musical performances as well as poetry readings from students.

bowman_art_2This year marks a very special year for Bowman High School as they were able to release their annual collection of poetry “Memories of the Future” as a published book with the support of the Santa Clarita Education Foundation.

Ninety student poets were published this year, according to creative writing teacher Mike Mansfield.  The book also features artwork and photography.

If you’re interested in obtaining a copy of “Memories of the Future” click here.


Bowman High Celebrates 19th Artist and Poet Festival

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