The high school artists emulate the work of marine life specialist Wyland.
Attendees at last week's 200th anniversary town celebration at Seekonk High School got to see eye-catching student artwork. The marine life art complemented the Wyland Teacher Discovery Traveling Exhibition. "Wyland is known as 'The Marine Michelangelo,' and his theme of conservation is prevalent in his work," Seekonk High art teacher Nancy Corrigan Wilbert wrote in an email to Attleboro-Seekonk Patch. Funding for the exhibition came from the Seekonk Arts Council and the Massachusetts Council for the Arts.
Applicants are due by Oct. 14.
Are you an artist, a musician, a performer? If so, and you would like to add a bit of culture to Seekonk lives, then you might be eligible for a Seekonk Arts Council grant. According to Council spokesperson Martha Torrance, grants are available to support a variety of artistic projects and activities in Seekonk, including exhibits, festivals, field trips, short-term artist residencies or performances in schools, workshops and lectures. The Seekonk Arts Council is part of a network of 329 Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The LCC Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation, supporting thousands of community-based projects in the arts, sciences and humanities every …