Art In Education Show

Bradford National Bank in conjunction with Our Common Ground is hosting the 12th Annual Art in Education Art Show, featuring the work of Greenville Elementary, Junior High and High School Art Students as well as art from the Pocahontas and Sorento schools.

The program will be held Thursday and Friday, May 5th from 6th, in the Bradford Community Building located next to Bradford National Bank in Greenville. Additionally, the Bradford Community Building will be open during normal business hours on Friday, May 6th, for those who want to view the art during the day.

The Bradford Community Building will be transformed into an art gallery with displays filling the entire building. The Greenville Elementary artwork is presented under the direction of GES art instructor Signe Mains, the Jr. High work is presented by Jr. High art instructor Joanne Wagner, the Pocahontas artwork is presented by art instructor Amy Gruner, Sorento artwork is presented by art instructor Kelley Smith and the Greenville High School artwork is presented by art instructor Tim Gusewelle.

Fifth grade students from Greenville Elementary will be providing entertainment under the direction of Kim Lugge, with nearly 50 student acts anticipated, over the two days.

Bradford National Bank president Doug Stroud said, “This is the 12th year for our Art in Education Art Show. We take great pride in presenting this program each year which showcases the amazing talent we have in our district. We invite everyone to join us at the Bradford Community Building to view the student’s work, professionally displayed in a unique and comfortable gallery setting.”

Martha Sussenbach, director of Our Common Ground, said, “The Art in Education Art Show provides a real-world opportunity for area students to imagine, create and present artwork. The showcase in the Bradford Community Building is the individual culmination of creativity in the classroom.”

The program is free and open to the public both nights. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit

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