News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606


Subject :

Irvine Fine Arts Center to Host Student Art Exhibitions
Contact :Public Information Office    949-724-6253

IRVINE, CA (April 9, 2012):  The City of Irvine Fine Arts Center is proud to present Thrive and Art Off The Wall, two outstanding student art exhibitions taking place April 20 through May 25.

The high school art exhibition Thrive showcases the artistic talents of students from Irvine, Northwood, Woodbridge, University, and Crean Lutheran High Schools.  This multimedia show includes drawing, painting, photography and digital media.

Art Off The Wall, an annual partnership between the Fine Arts Center, Arts Orange County and the Orange County Department of Education Imagination Celebration, features a collection of sculptural art created by artists ages 5-18. Representing 30 schools throughout Orange County, the Fine Arts Center is proud to be the region’s exclusive host of this collection.

Both exhibitions open with a public reception on Friday, April 20 from 5-8 p.m.  Gallery admission and reception are free. Irvine Fine Arts Center is located at located at14321 Yale Avenue.  For more information, contact Susie Munger at 949-724-6891 or visit

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 250,384, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit