The free, pop-up, one-day-only Art Effect exhibit on Saturday, November 5 at Savery Gallery in Philadelphia answers the question,“What happens when teen artists are immersed in a unique six-month studio residency program that provides them with dedicated work space, unlimited materials, and access to world-class art educators?”
Featuring more than two dozen works by 11 New Jersey art students aged 12-17, some of whom will be on hand for the exhibit, Art Effect will introduce Philadelphians to a new direction in art education. One River School of Art + Design is the first in a new, national network of franchised art schools with the mission to “develop the next generation of Basquiats and Warhols,” as recently noted by the New York Times.
Established in 2012, the school’s innovative art programs and exhibits introduce suburban kids and adults to the kinds of exceptional, creative learning experiences otherwise only available in major cities.
During the Art Effect exhibit on Nov. 5, Matt Ross will provide curator presentations and discuss the One River School concept, while its young artists will talk about their work and immersive experiences at the school.
An opening reception for Art Effect will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 5 at Savery Gallery, 319 N. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, phone (267) 687-7769. For additional information, visit One River School at www.OneRiverSchool.com, or call national headquarters at (201) 266-5244.