International children’s art exhibit opens in Greenfield

GREENFIELD — Children’s artwork from around the world — including three pieces from Nodaway Valley students — will fill the gallery of Warren Cultural Center (WCC) starting this weekend. For the 11th year, the Pentel International Children’s Art Exhibition will make a stop in Greenfield.

A reception to open the exhibit and congratulate the local artists will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the WCC, 154 Public Square, Greenfield. The display will continue through April 13. The WCC lobby/gallery is open free of charge 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays (enter through Ed & Eva’s), and during other WCC events. 

Local artists whose works were selected for the 43rd annual show are Tara Vandewater, Nodaway Valley second grader, who drew “The Queen”; Grace Britten, second grader, who created “The Baby”; and first grader Danielle Eshelman, whose art is entitled “Flower.”

Nodaway Valley art instructor Linda Wolfe notes the winning artworks of 100 local students have been included in the show since she began entering them in 1992.