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Wilson College to Exhibit Art Created by Area High School Students

Posted: December 14, 2011

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:
Dec. 12, 2011
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 first 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 Feb. 9 with an opening reception at the gallery and will run through March 16.

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 Jan. 23. There is no entry fee. Entries must be in digital (.jpg) format of up to one megabyte and should be emailed to Lindsey at philip.lindsey@wilson.edu. 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 by email or at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305.

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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 is 746 and includes 21 students from 10 foreign countries.

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Last Updated: December 19, 2011