Art student Ty’Cuon Harris shows work in AACO


— The Aloft BWI Hotel and The Chesapeake Arts Center is holding a Free Meet the Artist Reception featuring an Anne Arundel County Performance and Visual Arts Magnet Student, Ty’Cuon Harris on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Aloft BWI Hotel located at 1741 W. Nursery Road in Linthicum, Maryland.

Artwork of Ty’Cuon Harris will be displayed in the main lobby of the Aloft BWI lobby Art during the month of June. During the reception, friends and family will be able to enjoy free appetizers and cash bar from 5:30-7:30pm, while viewing Ty’Cuon Harris’ artwork.

Harris is a fine artist born on December 2nd 1997, in Baltimore Maryland, and currently an art student in Annapolis, Maryland. Ty began to officially pursue art in the 5th grade, and has explored a variety of media from traditional charcoal, to clay, and currently focuses on acrylic, oil paint, and ballpoint pen. His subject matter heavily revolves around portraits and widely recognized faces.

Ty believes he was born with a potential for art, which was fine-tuned and developed via the TWIGS program at the Baltimore School of arts, and the Performing and Visual Arts program he attended throughout middle school and throughout high school.

Ty’s attributes his growing success in art widely to two key people, Leo Hylan, his art instructor, and Tyra, his mother. Ty plans to use his art, combined with his fascination with airplanes, to pursue a career in aeronautical design.

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