Amarillo Museum of Art hosts 2021 Texas Panhandle Student Art Show

At two of the exhibit halls at the Amarillo Museum of Art, pieces of art fill the walls, featuring different styles and various subject matter, giving members of the public the chance to see the artists’ respective visions.

Visitors to this Texas Panhandle Student Art Show, however, are going to be exposed to the visions of numerous student artists through the more than 700 pieces of art featured in this exhibition. 

Students from the Amarillo, Canyon and Bushland independent school districts are featured in this end-of-year student art exhibition, which runs through May 20 at the museum, located at 2200 S. Van Buren St., on the Washington Street Campus of Amarillo College. 

The Texas Panhandle Student Art Show was not able to be hosted in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Denise Olson, director of arts education in Amarillo ISD, said it was “pure joy” to see the students’ work this year, and even seeing the teachers come and hang the artwork up.