The Art Institute of California—Hollywood Shines a Light on Community’s High School Teachers with Gallery Show & Reception

By: The Art Institutes

April 19, 2012

The Art Institute of California—Hollywood joins The Art Institutes across the nation in celebrating the talents of local high school arts and media educators with an April gallery show, “What Those Who Teach Can Do.”

“We’re honoring what educators in our community do by hosting their work in our gallery,” said AJ Antun, president of The Art Institute of California—Hollywood. “Teachers work tirelessly to cultivate the skills of our area’s high school students. The show is our way to shine a light on the talents they use every day to inspire.”

Select teachers from the following schools will have their work on display:

James Bentley, Burbank High School, (2 pieces)
Terry Arena Donaldson, Adolfo Camarillo High School (1 piece)
Tim Ellis, Village Christian High School, (2 pieces)
Olivia Hernandez, Sylmar High School, (2 pieces)
John Kovac, El Monte High School, (2 pieces)
Joshua Rohal, Sylmar High School, (2 pieces)
Nathaniel Ray Vasquez, Narbonne High School (2 pieces)
The month-long exhibition marks the first nationwide effort by The Art Institutes to highlight the artistic works of local teachers. More than 45 locations of The Art Institutes in the United States will host “What Those Who Teach Can Do.”

The Art Institute of California—Hollywood invites the public and family, friends and students of the artists to attend the reception at 5250 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 on Thursday, April 19, from 5 to 7pm at no charge.

For more information contact Gary La Vassar at 818.299.5100.Featured educators submitted their artwork, including but not limited to painting, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, video, design, digital media, film, photography, illustration, fiber, and/or fiber arts, by entering online at

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By: The Art Institutes

April 19, 2012