Boyd Buchanan Students To Feature 132-Piece Photography Exhibit At AVA Gallery

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
A photography exhibit by Boyd Buchanan students opens at AVA Gallery Saturday
A photography exhibit by Boyd Buchanan students opens at AVA Gallery Saturday

Boyd Buchanan High School students are preparing for their largest photography gallery showing to-date with Association for Visual Arts. BBS students will show 132 pieces of photography at the AVA gallery. The exhibit is open to the public from Dec. 2-Jan. 5 at 50 Frazier Ave. in downtown Chattanooga. 

Boyd Buchanan will host a “Meet the Photographers” student reception on Saturday from 6-8 p.m. Their work will be available for purchase throughout the exhibition. The cost ranges from $35-$50 per piece. 

BBS photography and graphic design teacher, Melissa Owens, coordinates this event each year for the students. 

“We are really excited to exhibit such a large showing of photographic work,” said Ms. Owens. “The students’ creative aptitude and overall passion for photography really show in their work and tells a story."  

About the BBS student exhibit, from BBS officials: 

“This year's theme is 'A Christmas Story'.  By definition, a story is “a narration of the events in the life of a person or the existence of a thing or such events as a subject for narration.” ‘Story’ is a term that is literally used on a daily basis in regard to personal history or even in areas such as social media like Instagram and Snapchat. At Christmas time, when families and friends gather to share stories, narratives of all types are discussed. This is the spirit in which 15 Boyd Buchanan School students celebrate the holiday season by sharing pages from their life story in a diverse collection of work.” 

The following BBS students contributed piece to ‘A Christmas Story’: Meredith Balthrop, Daniel Bell, Emily Black, Christian Craig, Jax Day, Chase Floied, Nolan Floyd, Elizabeth Hall, Eden Henderson, Mackenna Hood, Sara Li, Matthew McDonald, Gracie Spencer, Luke Terrell, and Jillian Waterhouse. 

For more information about the exhibit or Boyd Buchanan School, visit bbschool.org, or contact AVA for gallery hours at 265-4282.




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