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 These paintings are by artist Laura Reeder.  She uses acrylic paint. In the CMS library, artist Laura Reeder speaks to students about her artwork.  Her exhibit was planned for November 2009 through February 2010.  This artwork represents Laura Reeder's experiences on Sept. 11th. 
She was in NYC on that fateful day. 
     
 Ms. Reeder talks about the importance of using a sketchbook when planning larger works of art.  Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth graders listen intently while munching on cupcakes.  Laura Reeder spoke to students during 10th period on December 15th, 2009.  Ms. Reeder is currently doing post graduate work at Syracuse University.  She is also involved with Partners in Art Education. 
 An old clock and old-fashioned sewing bobbins create unity.  Mrs. Conte-Gaugel speaks while Hannah R. looks on.  Assemblage by Barbara Conte-Gaugel
 
 Refreshments are served as part of the Visiting artist lecture.  A collection of buttons, an old ring and a Kodak slide complete this arrangement.  Three of Mrs. Conte-Gaugel's pieces are displayed above the bookshelves.
 
Mrs. Conte-Gaugel spoke of finding objects on trips to Ireland and France.   Many of the students participating are members of the CMS art club.  The art lecture took place on Tuesday, February 23, 2010.
     
 Sheri D'Elia standing under one of her mixed media works.  Ms. D'Elia is a professional artist.  She used to work at CMS.  Michael Moody speaks to the students about his work.
     
 Mr. Moody is a recipient of the NFYA grant.  Lorraine Savidge combines sewing and art.  Here she uses an antique Singer to demonstrate a technique.  Mrs. Savidge was a crowd favorite.  Her work is very unique!
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