FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: Aug. 12, 2013
CONTACT: Philip Lindsey, Associate Professor of Fine Arts
Phone: 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A new Wilson College art show, Alumnae/i Art Exhibition, will open Monday, Aug. 26, in the Hankey Center, where it will continue through Dec. 6. The college will hold a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Hankey Center to mark the opening of exhibition.
The exhibit will feature drawings, paintings, prints, ceramics, photographs and mixed-media artwork with a wide array of subject matter and content.
The show provides a venue for graduates of Wilson College to share their work with the community. Some participants in the exhibit studied art while at Wilson and have had successful careers as artists. Others discovered their passion and skill long after leaving their alma mater.
The exhibit is sponsored by Wilson’s Department of Fine Arts and Dance, the Office of Alumnae/i Relations and the C. Elizabeth Boyd Archives.
The Hankey Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For additional information or an appointment, contact Amy Ensley, Hankey Center director, at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3279, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.