IMAGINATIVE AND colorful art by North Carroll youth is on display at Hampstead Town Hall through Aug. 24.
The 80 works on exhibit include paintings, hand-stitched dolls and papier-mache masks by pupils of Shiloh Middle, Hampstead Elementary and Spring Garden Elementary schools.
Second-grade pupils drew portraits of imaginary friends in crayon. Two are by Steven Bollinger and Cassie Smink. Other second-grade works on display include a painting of a leopard by Zach Newton and city scene of cut paper by Tori Zachman.
Animals and underwater scenes in rainbow-hued scratchboard were made by third-grade pupils Alex Dorman, Andrew Muth, Sydney Naumann, Danielle Palmer, Danielle Peregoy, Luke Serfas and Taylor Spencer.
Third-grade oil pastel designs were made by Jacob Marino and Ashley Parkent. A paper collage was created by Rachel Claxton, third grade.
Diana Hare, a fourth-grader, made a castle in metal foil repousse.
Fifth-grade pupils studied Matisse to paint portraits in his manner. On display are works by Ashley Ely, Brooks Hoffman and Daniel Jackson.
Masks of papier-mache, yarn, beads and feathers were created by fifth-graders Kurt Gantz, Holly Mathers, Hannah Seitz and Mon Mon Wu.
The youngest pupils of Spring Garden Elementary created an unusual combination of off-loom weaving and painting on burlap fabric. These young artists include Kaitlyn Bailey, Daniel Carnaggio, Keegan Farley and Corryn Viens.
Second-grade pillows and mats were woven by Holly Buck, Dominic DiFurio, Jesse Noland and Emily Sandona.
Third-graders simulated Mexican bark paintings. These works were done by Collin Ballintine, Samantha Bamberger, Kaitlin Davis, Erica Graff and Peter Mantzouris.
Two Chinese-style brush paintings were made by third-grade pupils. Johnny Shipley painted an insect and Brad Herrmann painted three swans.
Heraldic shields of inked foil over cardboard were exhibited by fourth-graders Ashlea Carl, Cara Corsaro, Katie Crumbaugh, Teresa Marie Parks and Stacey Wesley. A metal foil repousse dragon was shown by Cody Walter, also a fourth-grader.
Many paintings in all media were completed. Shown were tempera paintings by second-graders Taylor Kahn, Brian Wagner and Mark Sainz. Paintings of big flowers were done by third-graders Kari Appler and Tyler Thomas.
Watercolors were created by fourth-graders Sam Wertz and Michael Redding. Fourth-grader Morgan Dodd completed a tempera.
Fifth-graders painted after a study of Matisse's style. These works were done by Ashley Phipps and Carolyn Schmid.
Other fifth-graders hand-stitched soft dolls as portraits. They are Abigail Murray, Kelsey Therit and Allie Boltz. Dolls inspired by history were made by Danielle Melillo, Emily Brodowski and Courtney Burke.
Fifth-graders also created papier-mache masks. They are Kevin Anderson, Kayla Bond, Courtney Burke and Emily Brodowski.
Grade six artworks include marker drawings by Sara Hollands, Katie Hursey, Rachel Kemp, Elizabeth Kulka, Billy Lang and Raquel Melendez.
Seventh-grade pupils studied famous paintings to re-create them in a modern timeframe. These imaginative works were done by Lindsay Bosley, Jessica Conrad, Michael Gaffney, Brendan Kuhn with Jeff Baumiller, Katherine Miller and Janette Tighe.
Old Master works were copied by eighth-graders, including Adam Brodowski, Hallie Griffith, Allison Murphy and Alyson Therres.
Tessellation drawings were exhibited by Hallie Griffith and Ben Obriecht; and scratchboard animals were shown by Jenny Greener and Amanda Pulliam.
The show is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and during evening Town Council meetings.
Manchester blood drive
A Manchester community blood drive will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at Grace Bible Church of North Carroll, 3250 Charmil Drive, Manchester.
Appointments are not required.
Members of Hampstead Business Association will meet for the annual crab feast from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 17 at A Grand Affair, 4041 Gill Ave., Hampstead.
Chicken, meatballs, ham, soups, salads, and beverages will be included with steamed crabs. A disc jockey will provide music.
Association membership costs $50. Crab feast tickets are $30.
Reservations must be made before Tuesday.
Information: Cindy Treadway, 410-239-4455 or Kelley McIver, 410-239-5090.
Pat Brodowski's North neighborhood column appears each Wednesday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.