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Juried High School Art Exhibition Continues through Dec. 7

Posted: October 24, 2012

Wilson College will hold a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov.1, to mark the opening of an exhibition of art made by area high school students. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will continue through Dec. 7 in the Bogigian Gallery, which is located on the second floor of Lortz Hall.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:
Oct. 24, 2012
CONTACT: Philip Lindsey, Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Phone: 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305
Email: philip.lindsey@wilson.edu

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Wilson College will hold a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov.1, to mark the opening of an exhibition of art made by area high school students. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will continue through Dec. 7 in the Bogigian Gallery, which is located on the second floor of Lortz Hall.

This is the second year for the exhibition, which represents an opportunity for area high school students to showcase their artwork and talent, and be part of a juried process involving fine arts faculty as jurors. 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 are encouraged to offer their works of art for sale during the exhibition, which is presented by Wilson’s Department of Fine Arts and Dance.

Last year’s juried high school art exhibit at Wilson College featured 115 works of art submitted by 54 high school students from Franklin, Adams, Cumberland and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania and Washington County, Md.

For more information, contact Wilson Associate Professor of Fine Arts Philip Lindsey philip.lindsey@wilson.edu or 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305.

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Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college in Chambersburg, Pa., that is dedicated to the education of women and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Today, women and men can earn bachelor’s degrees in 30 areas and master’s degrees in education and the humanities. The college’s 2012-13 enrollment in the College for Women and the Adult Degree Programs is 695 and includes 17 students from nine foreign countries. Visit www.wilson.edu for more information.

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