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JPPSS Talent Visual Arts Students Present “Art Around the World”

The Jefferson Parish Public School System’s Talent Visual Arts program celebrated “Art Around the World” for its annual exhibit. This year’s show took place at the Audubon Zoo. Click on the video abover to meet some of these young artists and see their work. You can view almost every piece at this link.

Four Riverdale High Students Named Finalists in Rodrigue Foundation Art Contest

The Riverdale High School art department is proving once again why it is one of the premiere programs in the region. Riverdale High students make up a fourth of all the finalists in the prestigious George Rodrigue Foundataion of the Arts annual art contest. Riverdale students Hope Gann and Nathan Vogel were named finalists in the junior […]

JPPSS Student Artists On Display at the Audubon Zoo

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Talented Visual Art program’s annual art show was rightly titled “Art of the Wild Side” this school year. That’s because the showcase was held at the Audubon Zoo. Student artwork from across the district was displayed for the public. If you missed this always anticipated event, watch our video […]

JPPSS Talented Visual Arts on Display at Audubon Zoo

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Talented Visual Arts is partnering with the Audubon Institute to showcase our student artists. These young artists’ work will be showcased in an art show at the Audubon Zoo on Saturday, November 13, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Click on one of the videos below to learn more […]

Young Artists from Thomas Jefferson and East Jefferson High Schools have Artwork Displayed at NOMA

Visitors to the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) likely found themselves admiring the works of Jefferson Parish Public Schools (JPPSS) students recently. Thomas Jefferson High senior SydniCherise Austin and East Jefferson High senior Catherine Urquhart were both honored in the 9-12 grade category of the NOMA Odyssey Student Art Contest and Exhibition. Austin took first […]

Showcasing Artistic Talent at Ehret

John Ehret High School recently held its 2nd annual juried art show. The show was open to not only the art students, but all Ehret students, who were asked to submit what they thought was their best work for consideration. Art pieces were placed in different categories for judging, including Art I, II, and III, […]

Student Artwork on Display

The artwork currently exhibited at the 501 Manhattan Building represents some of the many excellent works of art created by the district’s Talent Visual Arts (TVA) Program’s students. The pieces are selected by the TVA teachers based on the depth of the student’s involvement with their work, stand-out abilities with materials, inspiring imagination and creativity, […]