2017 exhibition first-place winner, Root Beer Bottle Unexpected Perspective in acrylic, by Greencastle-Antrim High School student Jarrett Gelsinger.

Wilson College will hold a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, to mark the opening of an exhibition of art created 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.

The exhibition, the eighth of its kind at Wilson, will include 25 works of art that were accepted for the exhibition from more than 140 submissions from students in Franklin, Adams, Cumberland and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania and Washington County, Md.

2017 second-place winner, a digital illustration entitled Udon, by then-Gettysburg Area High School student Lilian Broyles.

Cash prizes of $200, $100 and $50 will be awarded for first, second and third places, respectively, and other works of note will receive honorable mention. In addition, monetary scholarships will be offered to winners who enroll at Wilson.

Students are encouraged to offer their works of art for sale during the exhibition, which is presented by Wilson’s Division of Arts and Letters.

Bogigian Gallery, named in honor of Wilson College benefactor Hagop Boggigian, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For more information or an appointment, contact Professor of Fine Arts Philip Lindsey at philip.lindsey@wilson.edu or 717-264-4141, Ext. 3305.


Published: October 24, 2018