Guild Hall's Student Art Festival

Exhibition highlights the work of kindergarten through eighth-grade artists
Abigail Loos, a home-schooled eighth grader, wore clothes similar to her colorful drawings at the exhibition opening on Saturday. Morgan McGivern

The first part of Guild Hall's annual Student Art Festival opened on Saturday and will be on view through Feb. 23. It features artwork by children in kindergarten through eighth grade from Bridgehampton to Montauk and Shelter Island who are in public and private schools and some who are home-schooled. Along with the show, Guild Hall will have open studio time for kids on Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Feb. 2 and 23 from noon to 5. Admission to the museum and the studio sessions is free. 

Austin Brown held a sculpture of his pet German shepherd.Morgan McGivern
Zoe and Maya Leathers and Willow Muchnic, in front of pictures by Maya's second-grade class at the John M. Marshall Elementary School.Durell Godfrey
Aiden Genender played guitar during the opening festivities.Durell Godfrey
Tom Desmond posed with a favorite piece.Durell Godfrey
This viewer appeared influenced by the work, portraits in the style of Modigliani by Sagaponack students.Durell Godfrey
Anika Petruccelli pointed to her work, part of a collection of portraits on recycled CD cases by John M. Marshall Elementary School third graders.Durell Godfrey