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The annual Human Rights Art Exhibit gives artistic insight to American freedoms

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The 12th annual Human Rights Art Exhibit showcased in Sandpoint High School’s library on Wednesday, January 16. Art students in all levels got the opportunity to recognize the impact of human rights in America and represent the Articles through artwork. Students submitted their provocative paintings and collages into the show for attendees to view and appreciate.

All students and citizens should have an understanding of human rights.” Art teacher Heather Guthrie said, “It is also important as students mature and develop intellectually to understand why they hold certain values.” Guthrie explained that each of the students who chose to be in the show depicted personal topics in their projects.

All students and citizens should have an understanding of human rights.”

— Heather Guthrie

“I look forward to the comments from students, parents and community members.” Guthrie said about what she is most excited for in the exhibit. “I also look forward to seeing the pride student artists have in their work.”

The students who attended the show experienced the reward of seeing their pieces, that they worked so hard to produce, be appreciated by other people and influence their understanding of human rights.

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