At each of its bi-annual events, the Cottonwood Art Festival selects a few RISD students to appear as part of its Emerging Artists Program. Available to high school and college students, the program helps mentor young artists and encourage them to exhibit their work.
This year, there are five students from JJ Pearce and five from Richardson High School. They are:
Kathy Tran of RHS just finished showing her work at the Dallas Art Museum’s Young Master Exhibition where she won the People’s Choice Award for her piece, “Ministering the Little Girl in Me”, pictured here on the left.
Work from all the emerging artists will be on display at the Cottonwood Art Festival May 5-6 at Cottonwood Park. Admission is free, and event also features live music, food and a children’s area known as Art Stop. Find more information here.