April 22 through May 14, 2017
The Carnegie Room
Reception: Thursday, May 4, 7 to 9 pm
Remarks: 7:15 pm
The MacLaren celebrates the creative talents of Simcoe County students inPortfolio, an annual juried exhibition of works by graduating Grade 12 students. This year, the MacLaren received artworks from across the region. Forty-three artworks have been selected for this exhibition.
Portfolio is an opportunity to highlight the accomplishments of these aspiring artists, and to draw attention to the strong visual arts programmes in Simcoe County high schools. Participating schools include: Banting Memorial High School (Alliston), Barrie North Collegiate, Bear Creek Secondary School (Barrie), Eastview Secondary School (Barrie), Innisdale Secondary School (Barrie), Nantyr Shores Secondary School (Innisfil) and Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School (Orillia).
The jurors for Portfolio 2017 are regional artist Jessica Thalmann and Renée van der Avoird, Associate Curator/Registrar at the MacLaren Art Centre.