For Immediate Release
Further information: Contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations Office, (570) 208-5958
Sept. 25, 2015 - Local high school students will showcase a variety of original creative works in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College during the Thirteenth Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition from Oct. 5-26.
Each student was invited to participate based on his or her artistic talent and past record of exhibitions and awards. Exhibiting artworks will be 37 high school students representing 10 local high schools and home schools, including Dallas High School: Maria Ansilio, Faith Christman, Nicole Jacobs, Johanna Kiska, Alexis Lanza, Dana Litchkowski, Lexie Oster, Troy Reinert, Allison Stallard and Alicia Vincelli; Holy Redeemer:, Caroline Banas, Nicole Cavanaugh, and Abby Spencer; Home School: Kiera Brown and Caroline Majeski; Coughlin: Emily Andrews and Bobby Brenner; Lake-Lehman: Shawn Deeds, Carolyn Kerkowski, Ciera Snyder, Madison Stambaugh, Gianna Williams and Madalyn Wright; Scranton Preparatory School: Sahil Garg, Miranda Nardone, Annabella Stack, Natasha Stack and Victoria Stack; Tunkhannock Area: Rachel Caudell; West Side Career & Technical Center: Gina Davis; Wyoming Area: Lauren Shission; Wyoming Seminary: Kira Zack; and Wyoming Valley West: Ashley Collura, Morgan Collura, Samantha Packer, Erica Thomas and Kyra Yaglowski.
The exhibit is coordinated by local artist Sue Hand, who holds an honorary doctorate of humanities from King’s. A Meet-the-Artists reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16, with a Gallery Talk by the artists at 7 p.m. in the Widmann Gallery in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets.
The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours: Mon. through Fri., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., as arranged. The Gallery is closed on national holidays and during scheduled breaks throughout the academic year.
For more information, contact Michelle Leonard, Widmann Gallery Coordinator, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328, or visit the Experiencing the Arts Calendar at www.kings.edu.
Market Street Bridge, watercolor by Emily Andrews will be on display in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. Andrews is a junior at Coughlin High School.