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Wilson to Exhibit Art Created by Area High School Students

Posted: August 7, 2013

Wilson College is seeking artwork made by area high school students for an upcoming juried art show to be held at Wilson’s Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:
Aug. 7, 2013
CONTACT: Philip Lindsey, Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Phone: 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305
Email: philip.lindsey@wilson.edu

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Wilson College is seeking artwork made 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 third of its kind at Wilson, is an opportunity for area students to showcase their work and have it judged by the college art faculty, according to Wilson Associate Professor of Fine Arts Philip Lindsey.

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 Wednesday, Sept. 18, with an opening reception at the gallery and will run through Oct. 18.

The show is open to students from Franklin, Adams, Cumberland and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania and 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 midnight, Aug. 28. There is no entry fee. Entries must be in digital (.jpg) format of up to one megabyte and should be emailed to wilsonartshow@gmail.com. Two- and three-dimensional works of art such as sculptures will also be considered for the show. All entries must be exhibit-ready.

For more information, contact Lindsey at philip.lindsey@wilson.edu or at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305.

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Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college offering bachelor’s degrees in 32 majors/concentrations and master’s degrees in education, the humanities and accountancy. Wilson has been named a “Best Value” college in its region for 11 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” for providing quality academics at an affordable price. The college has been ranked one of the best regional colleges for undergraduate education for nine straight years by U.S. News.

Located in Chambersburg, Pa., the college had a fall 2012 enrollment of 695, which included 17 students from 9 foreign countries. Visit www.wilson.edu for more information.

Last Updated: August 7, 2013