By Aliya Hall
The Chronicle 

Creative kids: City Hall hosts Young Artists Gallery


February 13, 2020

Aliya hall/The Chronicle

The Springfield Library received nearly 1,800 entries for their bookmark competition, which are now featured in the Young Artists Gallery.

SPRINGFIELD - Kids are massive generators and art, though their work is not often put on public display. As the chair of the Young Artists Gallery Committee in the Springfield Arts Commission, Summer Young-Jelinek wanted to fix that.

The new Young Artists Gallery will celebrate its grand opening during Springfield's Second Friday Art Walk from 5 - 7 p.m. on Feb. 14. This month, the gallery will be featuring the nearly 1,800 entries submitted to the 2019 Springfield Public Library Bookmark Competition from K-12 students.

"It was a great opportunity to bring a bunch of positives together,"...

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