The Montgomery Museum of Art and History will hold an opening reception fro artwork by young artists from Christiansburg High School 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4.

Sculpture by CHS art student Samaya White based on the character “Audrey 2” from the movie “Little Shop of Horrors” reminds her of watching movies with her mom.

These students come from four art classes at CHS, and their artwork spans many themes including The Mind of a Toddler, Deterioration, and Mexican Culture. The show will also include artwork in many different mediums, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, collages, and more.

“I’m excited for all of them,” Carrie Lyons, the art teacher organizing the show, said. “The best part about this show is how eclectic it is. You won’t see a lot of pieces that are all obviously from the same project. Every piece has its own little story and its own little background to it… and you can really see the student’s voice coming out in each piece.”

It’s true that no two pieces in the show are alike. Student Madison Adams will be showing a piece called “Fish Out of Water,” which depicts a young boy slowly turning into a fish. Another student Katelyn Tanaka will be bringing a portrait of her friend with the shadows of blinds over her face. Cat Hylton is bringing a portrait of her ex-boyfriend who joined the Marines and cheated on her. Each student was able to take their work in a completely different direction,…

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