FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: Sept. 5, 2012
CONTACT: Philip Lindsey, Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Phone: 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Wilson College is seeking artwork created by area high school students for an upcoming juried art show to be held at Wilson’s Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall.
The exhibition, the second of its kind at Wilson, is an opportunity for area students to showcase their work and have it judged by the college art faculty.
“We had over 100 entries from over 50 high schools with our first show,” said Wilson Associate Professor of Fine Arts Philip Lindsey. “It is a great opportunity for regional high school students to exhibit their work and connect with like-minded teens.”
Cash prizes of $75, $50 and $25 will be awarded for first, second and third places, respectively, and an honorable mention will be awarded as well.
Students will also be encouraged to offer their work for sale during the exhibition, which will begin Nov. 1 with an opening reception at the gallery and will run through Dec. 7.
The show is open to students from Franklin, Adams, Cumberland and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania and from Washington County, Md. All submissions must have been completed while the student was in high school.
Submissions of up to three works of art are due by Oct. 17. There is no entry fee. Entries must be in digital (.jpg) format of up to one megabyte and should be emailed to Lindsey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Two- and three-dimensional works of art will be considered for the show. All entries must be exhibition-ready.
For more information, contact Lindsey by email or at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305.
Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college dedicated to the education of women. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pa. Wilson offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 areas and master’s degrees in education and the humanities. The college’s 2011-12 enrollment in the College for Women and the Adult Degree Programs was 746 and included 21 students from 10 foreign countries.
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