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Young Artist Spotlight: Riley Silveira

By Allie Reardon

 Riley Silveira,a 16-year-old junior of MCHS, says she has always loved drawing but began to do it more regularly when she was put into her first Gifted and Talented program. Around fourth grade, Riley says she first got into the visual arts and, since then, her involvement has only grown. On top of being a gifted artist, Riley plays Ukulele and guitar, and played various roles in both of the plays put on by the MCHS Drama Club in the 2019-2020 school year. Along with her instrumental and dramatic skills, Riley was also a member of the Choir’s Soundwaves her freshman year, and has been on the Academic Team since elementary school. Despite her various talents and involvements, Riley still makes time to work on her visual arts, working in many different medium but favoring sketching, painting, and collage


Q: “Where did your love of art begin?”