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Further information: contact Joseph Giomboni
Public Relations office, (570) 208-5957

Sept. 12, 2016 - Local high school students will showcase a variety of original creative works during “The 14th Invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition” through September 23 in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. 

The artists will discuss their work from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Sep. 16, in the Widmann Gallery in the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Franklin and North Main streets. Each student was invited to participate based on his or her artistic talent and past record of exhibitions and awards. 

Exhibiting artworks will be 31 high school students representing 10 local high schools and home schools.

Participating students are: Faith Christman, Abby Hastings, Nicole Jacobs, Johanna Kiska, Rachel Klinges, Alexis Lanza, Erin May, Lexie Oster, Troy Reinert, Allison Stallard, Sarah Stallard, Alicia Vincelli, and Kyle Yagloski, Dallas High School; Emily Andrews and Bobby Brenner, Coughlin; Madeline Forba, Home School; Shawn Deeds, Carolyn Kerkowski, Samantha Mihalko, Ciera Snyder, Gianna Williams, and Madalyn Wright, Lake-Lehman; Caitlyn McHenry, Nanticoke Area; Miranda Nardone, Scranton Preparatory School; Rachel Caudell, Tunkhannock Area; Lauren Shission, Wyoming Area; Nicole Amoachi and Leanna Yatcilla, Wyoming Seminary; and Ashley Collura, Morgan Collura, and Erica Thomas, Wyoming Valley West.

The exhibit is coordinated by local artist Sue Hand, who holds an honorary doctorate of humanities from King’s College. 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

Blossom Ballet, watercolor by Caitlyn McHenry will be on display in the Widmann Gallery at King’s College. McHenry is a ninth grade student at Greater Nanticoke Area High School.